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Published by Pan Books in London .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Great Britain,
  • Ethiopia

Subjects:

  • Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966.,
  • Deedes, W. F. -- Friends and associates.,
  • Deedes, W. F. -- In literature.,
  • Italo-Ethiopian War, 1935-1936 -- Literature and the war.,
  • War correspondents -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
  • British -- Ethiopia -- History -- 20th century.,
  • Journalists in literature.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementW.F. Deedes.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6045.A97 S3633 2004
The Physical Object
Pagination134, [1] p., [8] p. of plates :
Number of Pages134
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3377855M
ISBN 10033041268X
LC Control Number2004478635
OCLC/WorldCa56542097

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-REVIEW: of Selina Hastings' "Evelyn Waugh: A Biography," (Hugh Kenner, NY Times Book Review) -REVIEW: of Evelyn Waugh: A Biography by Selina Hastings (John Banville, London Guardian) -REVIEW: The Possessed (NOEL ANNAN. NY Review of Books) -REVIEW: of At War with Waugh by WF Deedes (Diana Mosley, Evening Standard). Hence, if Waugh could bring his influence to bear to close this rift, he would surely help the war effort. Ironically, Waugh was available for this job because he had been a victim of the anti-Catholic purge of the Commandos by Lord ‘Shimi’ Lovat, of later Pegasus Bridge fame on D-Day, and had been transferred to the Royal Horse Guards. After having been somewhat underwhelmed with Waugh's Decline and Fall, I had modest expectations for Men at Arms, but I ended up really enjoying it, and anticipate reading the last two books of the Sword of Honour (no omitting U's, please, we're British) of dry and absurd humor, and infused with the gravity of World War II, the book follows in serial form the misadventures of our /5(). Waugh wrote travel books, novels, and biographies; he worked as a journalist and a reviewer of books. He writes the “Sword of Honour” series, as well as many other books. The “Sword of Honour” series is about Guy Crouchback, who tires to serve his country in World War Two and is based on Evelyn’s own experience at that time.

At War with Waugh. London: Macmillan. ISBN External links. Ann Pasternak Slater: "The hapless hack", analysis in The Guardian, 25 October ; Scoop at Faded Page (Canada) Read and download the printed book at It is widely believed that Waugh based his protagonist, William Boot, on Deedes, a junior reporter who arrived in Addis Ababa a with "quarter of a ton of baggage". In his memoir At War with Waugh, Deedes wrote that: "Waugh like most good novelists drew on more than one person for each of his characters. He drew on me for my excessive. Buy At war with Waugh, Oxfam, W F Deedes, , , Books, Audio books. History, both political and literary, was made when W. F. Deedes met Evelyn Waugh in Both were in Abyssinia to cover a war which many in England regarded with bewildered indifference but which profoundly influenced an impending global conflict. Whilst Deedes was principally concerned with filing copy to London, the author of Brideshead Revisited had another agenda and another novel in.