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by Evelyn Waugh

Author: Evelyn Waugh
Subcategory: Writing Research & Publishing Guides
Language: English
Publisher: Methuen; n.e. edition (1993)
Pages: 304 pages
Category: Reference
Rating: 4.9
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When The Going Was Good (1946) is an anthology of four travel books written by English author Evelyn Waugh.

When The Going Was Good (1946) is an anthology of four travel books written by English author Evelyn Waugh. The book consists of fragments from the travel books Labels (1930), Remote People (1931), Ninety-Two Days (1934), and Waugh In Abyssinia (1936). The author writes that these pages are all that he wishes to preserve of the four books.

At least not as you &"When "When the Going Was Good presents five long excerpts from the four travel books Evelyn Waugh wrote between 1929 and 1935, chosen by the author. I recommend both this book and the cocktail pick-me-up Evelyn drinks on page 59. Together, they make a splendid combination.

Penguin modern classics. When the Going Was Good. Evelyn Waugh was born in Hampstead in 1903, the second son of publisher Arthur Waugh. He was educated at Lancing and at Hertford College, Oxford, where he read Modern History. Waugh taught at preparatory schools in North Wales and Buckinghamshire for a short time, which provided the inspiration for his first novel, Decline and Fall, published in 1928. In 1930 Waugh was received into the Catholic Church.

I didn't know Evelyn Waugh was so intrepid-perhaps because he didn't use the travel material as much as his contemporary Graham Greene in his novels. In When The Going Was Good (1946) has parts of four travel books that Waugh wrote between 1929 and 1935

I didn't know Evelyn Waugh was so intrepid-perhaps because he didn't use the travel material as much as his contemporary Graham Greene in his novels. In When The Going Was Good (1946) has parts of four travel books that Waugh wrote between 1929 and 1935. Chapter One "A Pleasure Cruise in 1929" from Labels, recounts a cruise, and the passengers are given much consideration, to Europe. Chapter two, "A Coronation in 1930" from Remote People, which recounts the coronation of Emperor (Abyssinia - now known as Ethiopia) Haile Selassie I, which Waugh reported on in 1930.

When the Going Was Good, Evelyn Waugh. Waugh Abroad: The Collected Travel Writing, Evelyn Waugh. Waugh’s first book, Rossetti: His Life and Works, was published in 1928. Soon afterward his first novel, Decline and Fall, appeared and his career was sensationally launched.

Between 1929 and 1935 Evelyn Waugh travelled widely and wrote four books about his experiences

Between 1929 and 1935 Evelyn Waugh travelled widely and wrote four books about his experiences. Waugh's adventures on his travels gave him the ideas for such.

Between 1929 and 1935 Evelyn Waugh travelled widely and wrote four books about his experiences.

No. 22: When the Going was Good by Evelyn Waugh. To mark our five-year anniversary, we’re counting down the top 30 travel books of all time, adding a new title each day this month. No. Travel Blog, Frank Bures, 0. 0. 06 7:15 AM ET. Caption. Published: 1947 Territory covered: Ethiopia, Yemen, East Africa, Guyana and Brazil In the first part of the 20th century, Evelyn Waugh was one of a handful of bright young writers who headed off into the wild world to propel the genre of travel writing forward.

Evelyn Waugh, perhaps more than most, may have been justified in naming his selected travel writings When the Going was Good. For one thing, he put the collection together at the end of World War II, when the world as he had known it was truly in disarray

Evelyn Waugh, perhaps more than most, may have been justified in naming his selected travel writings When the Going was Good. For one thing, he put the collection together at the end of World War II, when the world as he had known it was truly in disarray. The great European powers had proved themselves to be as destructive and violent as any of the savage backwaters he had visited a decade or more earlier. The war trashed any lingering notions of the genteel colonialism Waugh so enjoyed skewering in his novels.