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    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 have read or reread a number of his books a

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    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 Dixieland or Swing or Big Band or Soul or Blues or RB or RockaBilly or Florida Death Metal or Gutenberg

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

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    A delightful and often hilarious account of Waugh’s tour of the Mediterranean in the winter and spring of 1929 Waugh’s sharp eye for silliness and absurdity and his acid wit are on full display as are his historical and artistic interests Some parts had me laughing out loud and the ending proved a surprisingly moving meditation on homecoming and patriotism Waugh starting from London flies to Paris his de

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    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

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    '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 remains the same This really is the account of what Evelyn did in his holiday in 1930 if I remembe

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    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

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    I told him to drive me to the cathedral but he took me instead to a house of evil characterWaugh made a tour of

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    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 recommend this

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    Entertaining description of travels through inter war Europe

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summary Ý eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ 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. 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 Mediterranean after spending a good bit of time there myself Waugh s account of his travels felt mostly dry with a few humorous or interesting anecdotes here and there but not enough to make me love it I was glad the book wasn t any longer than it was because I was determined to finish it but it was a slowish read The Coquette and the Boarding School read last year and I much preferred Twain s version of his Mediterranean travels I m a lover of the Mediterranean after spending a good bit of time there myself Waugh s account of his travels felt mostly dry with a few humorous or interesting anecdotes here and there but not enough to make me love it I was glad the book wasn t any longer than it was because I was determined to finish it but it was a slowish Imagimorphia read

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Labels author Evelyn Waugh

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. Published in 1930 Labels is Evelyn s Waugh first travel book which was followed in 1931 by the well known Remote People In both location and style this is a tentative but certainly not a less enjoyable book Called Labels because all the places visited on his trip were fully labelled in travellers minds it is obvious that Waugh is not off the beaten track Indeed he travels by train or on cruise ships meets groups of tourists and often joins them on excursions During this book he begins with a vague intention of visiting Russia but never gets there Instead he travels around Europe the Middle East and North Africa going to Paris Monte Carlo Cairo Cyprus Malta and Barcelona among other placesThese travels take place in 1929 and so this book is fascinating as an account of a long vanished world as much as being a record of Waugh s trips He is a young man here having published only one biography and one novel At this time his brother Alec was a far successful writer than he was indeed he makes light of being mistaken for his brother by a woman he meets but it surely rankled His sharp humour is very much in evidence in this wonderful volume and he is full of sly observations In Cairo for instance he is slightly overwhelmed by staying in a hotel so close to the pyramids It is he observes like having the Prince of Wales at the next table in a restaurant one kept pretending not to notice while all the time glancing furtively to see if they were still there During this book Waugh has a warm and chatty style he is charming charmed and open to new experiences If you have enjoyed Waugh s famous novels then this will show you another side to the author as he just started out on his travels Like all his books it is a delight Imagimorphia record of Waugh s trips He is a young man here having published only one biography and one novel At this time his brother Alec was a far successful writer than he was indeed he makes light of being mistaken for his brother by a woman he meets but it surely The Book of Beginnings rankled His sharp humour is very much in evidence in this wonderful volume and he is full of sly observations In Cairo for instance he is slightly overwhelmed by staying in a hotel so close to the pyramids It is he observes like having the Prince of Wales at the next table in a The Homelanders (The Homelanders, restaurant one kept pretending not to notice while all the time glancing furtively to see if they were still there During this book Waugh has a warm and chatty style he is charming charmed and open to new experiences If you have enjoyed Waugh s famous novels then this will show you another side to the author as he just started out on his travels Like all his books it is a delight

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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 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 Englishmanhas developed naturally in self defence against arts and craftsTudor cottagescollection of pewter and oakand Ye Olde Inne and the Kynde Dragon and Ye Cheshire Cheese Broadway Stratford on Avon folk dancing nativity plays reformed dress free love in a cottage glee singing the Lyric Hammersmith Belloc Ditchling Wessex worship village signs local customs heraldry madrigals wassail regional cookery Devonshire teas letters to The Times about saving timbered almshouses from destruction the preservation of the Welsh language etc It is inevitable that English taste confronted with all these frightful menaces to its integrity should have adopted an uncompromising attitude to anything the least tainted with ye oldeness Solid scarf waving stuff The Coquette and the Boarding School reformed dress free love in a cottage glee singing the Lyric Hammersmith Belloc Ditchling Wessex worship village signs local customs heraldry madrigals wassail Imagimorphia regional cookery Devonshire teas letters to The Times about saving timbered almshouses from destruction the preservation of the Welsh language etc It is inevitable that English taste confronted with all these frightful menaces to its integrity should have adopted an uncompromising attitude to anything the least tainted with ye oldeness Solid scarf waving stuff