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Evelyn Waugh, one of the greatest satirists that ever lived, does it again in Scoop.
This is a very good book, more like 4 and a half stars, rounded up, in this rare instance, just because it made me laugh out loud more than a few times.
As usual, Waugh has included a fool's gallery of supporting characters that add to the humor.
Terrific, funny, classic! Great story about British newspaper reporting adventure in the old days.Published 1 month ago by RVN SF
Not my type book. A book club selection. Most members enjoyed. Too untimely. Dated.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
Why this has never been "movied" beats me! Peter Sellers missed this one!Published 6 months ago by Dan Kelly
I usually love Waugh's book, but after awhile this just became tiresome. Indeed, I didn't finish it, though I did read 50 pages, which was a recommendation I got from a Teaching... Read morePublished 8 months ago by MJL
Waugh is as caustic as ever but the material is very dated and a little hard to take at times. Very funny thoughPublished 9 months ago by Manhattantraveller
Book was brand new and I loved the size of the font! Extra easy to leave nits in the margin (because I am studying the novel for a class)Published 13 months ago by Ebony Cannon
Really like this book and others akin to it. The English comedy is great. I highly recommend it to everyone.Published 13 months ago by Har
This classic British novel is classic because it is screamingly funny, brilliantly satirical, and marvellously written. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Anne Mills