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Waugh, Evelyn

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The best satire of journalism ever written, now in a wonderful new hardback edition

Lord Copper, newspaper magnate and proprietor of The Daily Beast, has always prided himself on his intuitive flair for spotting ace reporters. That is not to say he has not made the odd blunder, however, and may in a moment of weakness make another. Acting on a dinner party tip from Mrs Algernon Stitch, he feels convinced that he has hit on just the chap to cover a promising little war in the African Republic of Ishmaelia. But for, pale, ineffectual William Boot, editor of the Daily Beast’s ‘nature notes’ column, being mistaken for a competent journalist may prove to be a fatal error . . .

Format: Hardback
Pages: 336
Imprint: Penguin Classics
Publication date: 27/10/2022

ISBN: 9780241585306 Category: