WAUGH, Evelyn

Scoop

This is a funny, but at the same time thoughtful and cynical novel about journalism in the thirties of the twentieth century, coinciding with the fashion of reporters on the hunt for news and the emergence...

A Handful of Dust

This is a light-hearted jibe at the mores of British high society between the wars, the story set in 1930’s Victorian England. Even though it deals with tragedy, deceit and despair, the story is told with...

Elena

Novel about the life of St. Helena, mother of roman emperor Constantine.
This is not a biography: as the author says in the introduction, the historical data from Helena's life is so scarce, that...

The Loved One

Satire on the American vision of death, and funeral customs. The action is located in Los Angeles, where a group of Englishmen lives. One of them has a funeral house, another is a play writer in Hollywood....