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9780141184012 608e8c8002ba708b5aa39234 Put Out More Flags https://cdn1.storehippo.com/s/607fe93d7eafcac1f2c73ea4/60ae50e90edd4c50a9448657/webp/content-id-z6qkseloiuwcandprintsec-frontcoverandimg-1andzoom-0andsource-gbs_api.png Upper class scoundrel Basil Seal, mad, bad and dangerous to know, creates havoc wherever he goes, much to the despair of the three women in his life - his sister, mother and mistress. And when Neville Chamberlain declares war on Germany, it seems the perfect opportunity for more action and adventure. So Basil follows the call to arms and goes forth tot have his finest hour - as a war hero. His instincts for self-preservation come to the fore in such spheres of opportunity as the Ministry of Information and little-known section of Military Security. But, with Europe frozen in the 'phoney war', when will Basil's big chance to fight finally arrive. Based on Evelyn Waugh's own time as a soldier, Put Out More Flags is a painfully funny satire on the military establishment. 'One of the very funniest writers of our time.' Observer 9780141184012
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Put Out More Flags

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  • ISBN:9780141184012
  • Author: Evelyn Waugh
  • Publisher: Penguin UK
  • Pages: 222
  • Format: Paperback

Book Description

Upper class scoundrel Basil Seal, mad, bad and dangerous to know, creates havoc wherever he goes, much to the despair of the three women in his life - his sister, mother and mistress. And when Neville Chamberlain declares war on Germany, it seems the perfect opportunity for more action and adventure. So Basil follows the call to arms and goes forth tot have his finest hour - as a war hero. His instincts for self-preservation come to the fore in such spheres of opportunity as the Ministry of Information and little-known section of Military Security. But, with Europe frozen in the 'phoney war', when will Basil's big chance to fight finally arrive. Based on Evelyn Waugh's own time as a soldier, Put Out More Flags is a painfully funny satire on the military establishment. 'One of the very funniest writers of our time.' Observer

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