Books Like Scoop by Evelyn Waugh | Suggested Reading

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Waugh's Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder (1945) chronicles twenty years in the lives of the Marchmains, a wealthy English Catholic family. Unlike his earlier novels, this is not a satire but an exploration of love, politics, and the call of religion.

English comic writer P. G. Wodehouse was one of the influences on Scoop, and his novel Full Moon (1947) is one of his most popular romantic farces. The setting of Blandings Castle is similar to Boot Magna in Scoop, and the intricate plotting, eccentric characters, and happy ending make the novel a classic of its kind.

Secrets of the Press: Journalists on Journalism (1999), edited by Stephen Carter, is an entertaining collection of essays by British journalists on the state of the profession today. The essays by Christopher Munnion ("Into Africa"), Ann Leslie ("Female 'Firemen' "), and Emma Daly ("Reporting from the...

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