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Labels By Evelyn Waugh

N priests to Maltese sailors and Moroccan merchants as he cruises around the Mediterranean his pen cuts through the local color to give a highly entertaining portrait of the Englishman abro. I told him to drive me to the cathedral but he took me instead to a house of evil characterWaugh made a tour of the Mediterranean by ship in 1929 with noteworthy stops in Monaco Naple

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Evelyn Waugh chose the name Labels for his first travel book because he said the places he visited were already fully labeled in people's mindsBut even the most seasoned traveler could not. Recently I have fully begun to appreciate the writing genius of Evelyn Waugh I always realised he was good but now I am starting to understand fully his greatness Throughout 2013 I ha

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Fail to be inspired by Waugh's uintessentially English attitude and his elouent and freuently outrageous wit From Europe to the Middle East and North Africa from Egyptian porters and Italia. Waugh of the world suitable light reading for a short trip to Italy this slim volume of travelogue is early Evelyn before Catholicism got him He s content with a few shrewish observati


About the Author: Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh's father Arthur was a noted editor and publisher His only sibling Alec also became a writer of note In fact his book “The Loom of Youth” 1917 a novel about his old boarding school Sherborne caused Evelyn to be expelled from there and placed at Lancing College He said of his time there “the whole of English education when I was brought up was to produce prose writers; it was al



10 thoughts on “Labels By Evelyn Waugh

  1. says:

    Recently I have fully begun to appreciate the writing genius of Evelyn Waugh I always realised he was good but

  2. says:

    The only label I don’t likeobject to is the label “label” Take the following For Instance Radio DJ So tell us What kind of music do you play?Band Member We don’t like to label our music We just play what we feelRadio DJ But surely you can characterize your music Is it Baroue or Romantic or Classical or Jazz or BeBop or Di

  3. says:

    Published in 1930 “Labels” is Evelyn’s Waugh first travel book which was followed in 1931 by the well known “Remote People”

  4. says:

    A delightful and often hilarious account of Waugh’s tour of the Mediterranean in the winter and spring of 1929

  5. says:

    Waugh of the world suitable light reading for a short trip to Italy this slim volume of travelogue is early Evelyn before Catholicism got him He's content with a few shrewish observations on foreigners English people abroad and the hatefulness of coy cute twee nostalgia in a way that would later be echoed by Julian Barnes The detestation of 'uaintness' and 'picturesue bits' which is felt by every decently constituted Englishmanha

  6. says:

    'What I did in the holidays' is deservedly a cliche for a tired English writing class task but when the pen writing the account is that of Evelyn Waugh it becomes something different even when the actual underlying structure remain

  7. says:

    This book is considered a classic but I didn't love it It reminded me uite a lot of Mark Twain's Innocents Abroad which I read last year and I much preferred Twain's version of his Mediterranean travels I'm a lover of the Mediterrane

  8. says:

    I told him to drive me to the cathedral but he took me instead to a house of evil characterWaugh made a tour of the Mediterranean by ship in 1929 with noteworthy stops in Monaco Naples Sicily Port Said Cairo Istanbul Venice Split Algiers Barcelona and Gibraltar All these places or most of them at any rate had be

  9. says:

    Not strictly a book on Spain as it touches other countries at the time However the great writer did visit Spain and left behind some surprisingly acute observation for such a short stint For reason alone I recom

  10. says:

    Entertaining description of travels through inter war Europe

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