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Evelyn Waugh (1903–1966)

Author of Brideshead Revisited

Includes the names: I. Vo, Ivlin Vo, Evelyn Waugh, Ивлин Во, Ивлин Во, Evelyn et al Waugh

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Brideshead Revisited (Author) 10,810 copies, 230 reviews
A Handful of Dust 3,833 copies, 83 reviews
Scoop 3,301 copies, 73 reviews
Decline and Fall 3,182 copies, 55 reviews
The Loved One 3,164 copies, 63 reviews
Vile Bodies 2,992 copies, 55 reviews
Black Mischief 1,215 copies, 20 reviews
Men at Arms 1,055 copies, 13 reviews
Put Out More Flags 1,040 copies, 14 reviews
The Sword of Honour Trilogy 936 copies, 17 reviews
Officers and Gentlemen 925 copies, 5 reviews
The End of the Battle 827 copies, 3 reviews
Helena 591 copies, 11 reviews
The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold 534 copies, 11 reviews
When the Going Was Good 484 copies, 7 reviews
Edmund Campion 419 copies, 4 reviews
Ronald Knox 140 copies
Labels 134 copies, 3 reviews
Remote People 119 copies, 3 reviews
A Tourist in Africa 97 copies, 1 review
Waugh in Abyssinia 86 copies, 3 reviews
The Seven Deadly Sins 81 copies, 1 review
Selected Works 68 copies, 2 reviews
Scott-King's Modern Europe 67 copies, 3 reviews
Love Among the Ruins 51 copies, 3 reviews
Robbery Under Law 27 copies, 2 reviews
Rossetti: His Life and Works 21 copies, 1 review
The Holy Places (Author) 9 copies
Compassione 6 copies, 1 review
Trois nouvelles 5 copies, 1 review
"Cruise" 2 copies
2008 1 copy
The Complete Stories (Foreword, some editions) 5,311 copies, 30 reviews
The Seven Storey Mountain (Introduction, some editions) 3,848 copies, 48 reviews
A Short Walk in the Hindu Kush (Preface, some editions) 1,182 copies, 24 reviews
The Man of Property (Introduction, some editions; Preface, some editions) 866 copies, 16 reviews
The Book of Fantasy (Contributor) 473 copies, 8 reviews
The Penguin Book of English Short Stories (Contributor) 366 copies, 4 reviews
The Waters Of Siloe (Foreword, some editions) 348 copies, 3 reviews
A Treasury of Short Stories (Contributor) 255 copies
Best of Modern Humor (Contributor) 255 copies, 1 review
The Letters of Nancy Mitford and Evelyn Waugh (Contributor) 242 copies, 3 reviews
Stories for Late at Night (Contributor) 231 copies, 5 reviews
The Oxford Book of English Short Stories (Contributor) 159 copies, 4 reviews
Love Letters (Contributor) 158 copies, 1 review
12 Stories for Late At Night (Contributor) 133 copies, 2 reviews
Murder & Other Acts of Literature (Contributor) 129 copies, 1 review
Writers at Work 03 (Interviewee) 127 copies
The Penguin Book of Horror Stories (Contributor) 125 copies, 1 review
The Norton Book of Travel (Contributor) 103 copies, 1 review
Brideshead Revisited [1981 TV miniseries] (Original novel) 99 copies, 2 reviews
Saints for Now (Contributor) 81 copies
Count Bohemond (Foreword, some editions) 73 copies, 2 reviews
The Duchess of Jermyn Street (Preface, some editions) 73 copies, 2 reviews
The Folio Book of Comic Short Stories (Contributor) 64 copies, 1 review
65 Great Spine Chillers (Contributor) 62 copies, 2 reviews
Nine Faces of Kenya (Contributor) 48 copies
65 Great Tales of Horror (Contributor) 46 copies
Unknown California (Contributor) 41 copies
Bright Young Things [2003 film] (Original book) 38 copies, 1 review
Saints and Ourselves (Contributor) 36 copies, 1 review
The Giant Book of Classic Chillers (Contributor, some editions) 16 copies
An autobiography from the Jesuit underground (Foreword, some editions) 16 copies
Tales of Love and Horror (Contributor) 13 copies
Decline and Fall: Season 1 (Original novel) 9 copies
Advice (Preface, some editions) 9 copies, 1 review
The West Country Book (Contributor) 5 copies
Best crime stories. 4 (Contributor) 4 copies
The New Decameron: The Fifth Day (Contributor) 3 copies
The Paris Review 30 1963 Summer-Fall (Contributor) 3 copies, 1 review
Terrors, Traumas and Torments (Contributor) 2 copies
The New Decameron. Sixth volume (Contributor) 1 copy

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