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Review: Vile Bodies

User Review  - Brenna - Goodreads

I had no idea what was going on the first 50 pages but eventually I figured it out. I liked the writing style and very interesting, gets better as it goes. Read full review

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User Review  - Josh Friedlander - Goodreads

A boat full of colourful characters, swaying on choppy waters, heads across the Channel to England. This book takes us across their intersecting and chaotic lives over the course of a few months. The ... Read full review

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User Review  - Justin Reese - Goodreads

Confirmed my dislike for Evelyn Waugh as a person. This is the proto-hipster-hating book, written by a man clearly embedded and participating in the very culture he sends up, but without any admission ... Read full review

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User Review  - William - Goodreads

Certainly funny in places. Some characters (Col. Blount in particular) are consistently funny. Others ("The major") simply are not. The oddly arch names of the people in this novel were more annoying ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kristen - Goodreads

I don't think this is Waugh's best work, but his satire of the posh young Britons of the 1930s certainly has a lot of parallels to the Kardashian-types of our time. Read full review

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User Review  - Soumashree Sarkar - Goodreads

"Later they put some crumbs of their bread and butter on the windowsill and a robin redbreast came to eat them. The whole day was like that." Read full review

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User Review  - Elizabeth (Miss Eliza) - Goodreads

*Special Content only on my blog, Strange and Random Happenstance, during Jazzy July to celebrate the release of Lauren Willig's The Other Daughter, including introductions by Lauren! (July 2015) Adam ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mervyn Whyte - Goodreads

Stick to jeeves and wooster Read full review

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User Review  - Anne Kadet - Goodreads

The Great Gatsby meets Lewis Carroll, with predictable results. Read full review

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

I've mostly been on a nonfiction reading kick in recent years; this is the best novel I've read in that time. Waugh's humor is brilliantly subtle, acidic, and deadpan. He's also not afraid to kill off ... Read full review

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