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This book is a classic, but the publication I received did not have the introduction by Christopher Hitchens as advertised.
Waughs insight and wit keep you smiling and reading more . This book has appeared in top 100 books ever written lists .Published on March 12 2011 by P. S. Paran
Having come to Scoop right after reading a collection of Waugh's stories and within six months of reading Brideshead Revisited, I was rather surprised by this very funny book. Read morePublished on Aug. 25 2002 by Penhoet
Waugh is one of my favorite authors and his work is consistently funny and scathing. Scoop is among his best novels. Read morePublished on April 5 2002 by Westley
Few would dispute that Waugh is a great writer with a memorable style. However, this book has a rather weak plot, and thin character development. Read morePublished on Nov. 1 2001 by Stan Eissinger
Evelyn Waugh signs, with "Scoop", quite a masterpiece in humour. He is able to create fun with the serious journalist job, giving to think about what those people are... Read morePublished on Aug. 24 2001 by Fattore Daniel
This book is set just 54 years before CNN redefined the role of war correspondents during the Gulf War of 1990. Read more
During his lifetime, Waugh was seldom considered a major writer, but since then his reputation has soared, especially among rightwingers. Read morePublished on Aug. 2 2001 by Amazon Customer
I was eager to read Scoop, it has great adjectives attached to it: Intriguing, ebullient, witty, etc. I did not find it to be so.
This book is in no way a classic. Read more