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 - Charon - Goodreads
WITTY BITTERSWEET PLEASURE READ I am glad that I choose The Loved Ones as my entrance into Evelyn Waugh's witty bittersweet literary world. This is a delicious macabre satire of an outsider (British ... Read full review
Review: The Loved OneUser Review - Goodreads
Evelyn Waugh is pure class. this book is delightfully odd and wickedly funny. Delivering smiling corpses to woo a girl, how unusual! There's a movie version too by british director,Tony Richardson(good films, taste of honey, loneliness of long distance runner) Read full review