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Black Mischief

Black Mischief

by Evelyn Waugh

Publisher Chapman and Hall

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About the book

'We are Progress and the New Age. Nothing can stand in our way.' When Oxford-educated Emperor Seth succeeds to the throne of the African state of Azania, he has a tough job on his hands. His subjects are ill-informed and unruly, and corruption, double-dealing and bloodshed are rife. However, with the aid if Minister of Modernization Basil Seal, Seth plans to introduce his people to the civilized ways of the west - but will it be as simple as that?

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About the Author

Evelyn Waugh

Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books; he was also a prolific journalist and book reviewer. His most famous works include the early satires Decline and Fall and A Handful of Dust, the novel Brideshead Revisited and the Second World War trilogy Sword of Honour.

He is recognised as one of the great prose stylists of the English language in the 20th century.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    A good first edition in the publisher's black and red marbled binding. In a good dust jacket with a chip on the front right corner and minor repair work done to the inside of the spine.

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