Evelyn Waugh, 'The Loved One,' a Laurel edition published by Dell Publishing Co., Inc., first published in 1948, this copy is the twenty-fourth printing of October 1974.
The Loved One is a 191 page paperback measuring 7" x 4 1/4". The cover has some smudges and foxing. Inside, the pages are bound tight, and the edges are tanned. The condition if fair.
Solider, foreign correspondent, man of letters, Evelyn Waugh has been called a genius by Edmund Wilson and many other of the world's leading critics. The author of Vile Bodies, Brideshead Revisited, A Handful of Dust--all modern classics--he is considered one of the truly important contemporary writers.
The Loved One is Waugh at his most hilarious--and most ferocious. A macabre report on certain aspects of Hollywood life, it has been compared with the best of Rabelais and Voltaire...ISBN: 440-05080-095