Evelyn Waugh Uncharitably Once Characterized His Seven Year Old Eldest Son As Without Intellectual, Aesthetic, Or Spiritual Interest , None Of Which Holds True About This Long Awaited And Well Received Autobiography.A Self Confessed Product Of The Bourgeois Cultural Elite And Guerrilla Campaigner Against Both Sides In Britain S Class War, Waugh Is Now Comfortably Established As His Country S Best Loved Practitioner Of What He Calls The Vituperative Arts How He Achieved This Prominence Is An Unceasingly Entertaining Narrative His Difficult Relationship With His Father His Education First At A Public School With The Dickensian Name Of Downside And Then At Post Brideshead Oxford His National Service In The Army, During Which He Severely Wounded Himself With A Machine Gun And His Early Career As A Novelist And Then As A Fleet Street Journalist And Columnist For The Notorious, Libelous Private Eye.Waugh S Matchless Intellect, Trenchant Irony, And Dry Wit Make Will This Do As Enjoyable And Outrageous An Autobiography As The Best Of His Father S Fiction.
Is a well-known author, some of his books are a fascination for readers like in the
- 288 pages
- Will This Do? An Autobiography
- Auberon Waugh
- 12 April 2018 Auberon Waugh