Black mischief

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Chapman and Hall, 1932 - Fiction - 312 pages
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With a little misguided help from some friends, Black Emperor Seth attempts to modernize the kingdom of Azania, off the African coast. The result is home-made currency, a birth control gala festival, the rightful ruler's demise at his own coronation ceremony, and a good deal more mischief from the wit of satirist Evelyn Waugh.

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User Review  - augustusgump - LibraryThing

This book is not considered politically correct these days, because of the way the African population of the fictional nation of Azania is portrayed. In fact, they get off pretty lightly compared to ... Read full review

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User Review  - santhony - LibraryThing

This is a moderately entertaining comical farce written by early 20th century British writer Evelyn Waugh. Its centerpiece is a fictional island off the eastern coast of Africa near Somalia named ... Read full review


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