My Place in the Bazaar [NOOK Book]

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First published in 1961, this collection of Thirteen stories has been compiled as Alec Waugh looked back over his career as an author, and takes from his writing those which he feels are amongst his most personal creations, bringing them together into a panorama.

Told in the first person, My Place in the Bazaar represents Waugh's varied experience and view of life as his enchanting stories take place in a ...
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My Place in the Bazaar

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Overview

First published in 1961, this collection of Thirteen stories has been compiled as Alec Waugh looked back over his career as an author, and takes from his writing those which he feels are amongst his most personal creations, bringing them together into a panorama.

Told in the first person, My Place in the Bazaar represents Waugh's varied experience and view of life as his enchanting stories take place in a variety of world-wide settings.

Alexander Raban Waugh (1898-1981) was a British novelist, the elder brother of Evelyn Waugh. Born in London, he wrote a number of diverse books including a guide to wine, of which he was a noted connoisseur. His book Island in the Sun and the Harry Belfonte title track provided inspiration, as well as the name, for the highly successful Island Records record label.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781448202478
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
  • Publication date: 10/28/2011
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 298
  • File size: 2 MB

Meet the Author

Alec Waugh, 1898-1981, was a British novelist born in London and educated at Sherborne Public School, Dorset. Waugh's first novel, The Loom of Youth (1917), is a semi-autobiographical account of public school life that caused some controversy at the time and led to his expulsion. Waugh was the only boy ever to be expelled from The Old Shirburnian Society.

Despite setting this record, Waugh went on to become the successful author of over 50 works, and lived in many exotic places throughout his life which later became the settings for some of his texts. He was also a noted wine connoisseur and campaigned to make the 'cocktail party' a regular feature of 1920s social life.
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