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The loved one : an Anglo-American tragedy


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Subtitled An Anglo-American Tragedy, Evelyn Waugh's The Loved One is a witty satirical novel on artistic integrity and the British expat community in Hollywood, published in Penguin Modern Classics. The more startling for the economy of its prose and plot, this novel's story, set among the manicured lawns and euphemisms of Whispering Glades Memorial Park in Hollywood, satirizes the American way of death and offers Waugh's memento mori. Following the death of a friend, poet and pets' mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself ...

The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy 2000, Penguin Classics, London

ISBN-13: 9780141184241

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The Loved One: An Anglo-American Tragedy 1990, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140182491

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