Series: Private Eye Series. Paperback: 192 pages. Imagining the targets of Waugh's merciless wit as he skewers them with consummate aim fills the reader with delight, and the causes he espouses with his tongue firmly in his cheek cannot fail to engender a smile.
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More by Auberon Waugh. The Entertaining Book. Four crowded years: The diaries of Auberon Waugh, 1972-1976. Auberon Waugh, Teresa Waugh. A Scribbler in Soho: A Celebration of Auberon Waugh. Will This Do?: The First Fifty Years of Auberon Waugh : An Autobiography.
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Illustrated by William Rushton. Bibliographic Details. Title: A Turbulent Decade: The Diaries of Auberon. Publication Date: 1985. Book Condition: Very Good. Publisher: Private Eye/ Andre Deutsch Lt. London. Synopsis: The venomous, abusive, irrational, fantastical, hugely bigoted diary of a ranting maniac. Recurring themes include diarist's close relationship with Her Majesty the Queen, the importance of knighting Peregrine Worsthorne, and a vendetta against Lord Gowrie. Unlikely causes championed include smoking, Europe, and drunk driving.
Two collections of Waugh's Private Eye Diary have been published: Four Crowded Years: The Diaries of Auberon Waugh 1972–1976 (Deutsch/Private Eye, 1976), and A Turbulent Decade: The Diaries of Auberon Waugh 1976–1985 (Private Eye, 1985)
Two collections of Waugh's Private Eye Diary have been published: Four Crowded Years: The Diaries of Auberon Waugh 1972–1976 (Deutsch/Private Eye, 1976), and A Turbulent Decade: The Diaries of Auberon Waugh 1976–1985 (Private Eye, 1985). In 1991, he was interviewed by Anthony Howard for the Thames TV documentary Waugh Memorial.
Arts Council-backed literary magazine, I suppose I would find some sections of this often amusing book offensive.
Actually, more than offensive.
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