Modern Classics Scoop Centennial Edition by Evelyn WaughModern Classics Scoop Centennial Edition by Evelyn Waugh

Modern Classics Scoop Centennial Edition

byEvelyn Waugh

Mass Market Paperback | August 26, 2003

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Lord Copper, newspaper magnate and proprietor of the Daily Beast, has always prided himself on his intuitive flair for spotting ace reporters. That is not to say he has not made the odd blunder, however, and may in a moment of weakness make another.Acting on a dinner-party tip from Mrs Algernon Smith, he feels convinced that he has hit on just the chap to cover a promising little war in the African Republic of Ishmaelia. One of Waugh's most exuberant comedies, Scoop is a brilliantly irreverentsatire of Fleet Street and its hectic pursuit of hot news.
Evelyn Waugh was born in Hampstead in 1903 and educated at Hertford College, Oxford. In 1928 he published his first novel, Decline and Fall, which was soon followed by Vile Bodies, Black Mischief (1932), A Handful of Dust (1934) and Scoop (1938). During these years he also travelled extensively and converted to Catholicism. In 1939 Wau...
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Title:Modern Classics Scoop Centennial EditionFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:240 pages, 7.1 × 4.45 × 0.55 inPublished:August 26, 2003Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141187492

ISBN - 13:9780141187495

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