When the going was good.

by Evelyn Waugh

Publisher: The Reprint Society in [s.l.]

Written in English
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'When the Going was Good' is five travel episodes written in a period from toas abridged by the author for inclusion in this book. These episodes range from a casual, meandering cruise of the Mediterranean Sea in to reportage on the invasion of Ethiopia by Cited by: "When the Going Was Good presents five long excerpts from the four travel books Evelyn Waugh wrote between andchosen by the author.

Starting with a tour of Mediterranean pleasure dens, Waugh pushes on to Abyssinia (where he reports indeliby on the coronation of Haile Selassie), across the continent to South Africa, to the wilds of Brazil and British guiana, and back to Abyssinia in /5.

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