The Loved One
The more startling for the economy of its prose and plot, this novel's story, set among the manicured lawns and euphemisms of Whispering Glades Memorial Park in Hollywood, satirizes the American way of death and offers Waugh's memento mori.
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Review: The Loved OneUser Review - Eliza - Goodreads
5/17/2013: This novel came at me out of left field; even though I understood the context and tone, language and highly ironic humor, still, TLO is so very different from novels that I hang out with ... Read full review
Review: The Loved OneUser Review - Greg - Goodreads
Evelyn Waugh at his best. His observation of the English sensibility offset against that of the American, both mutually enhanced in the world of Hollywood and Los Angeles, are told with a superb ... Read full review