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    • ISBN:9781444711509
    • Publication date:13 Oct 2011

Kiss Me, Chudleigh

The World according to Auberon Waugh

By William Cook

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The wit and wisdom of Auberon Waugh

Auberon Waugh was a philosopher - savage, eccentric, but a philosopher nonetheless. More than any writer of his era, Auberon Waugh had a genius for dividing his readers, into the delighted and the infuriated, and he retains the ability to start a squabble

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William Cook is the author of Tragically I Was An Only Twin (Century), Ha Bloody Ha - Comedians Talking (Fourth Estate) and The Comedy Store - The Club That Changed British Comedy (Little, Brown). He has worked for the BBC and written for the Guardian, the Mail on Sunday and the New Statesman.

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  • ISBN: 9781444711516
  • Publication date: 14 Oct 2010
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  • Imprint: Coronet
Auberon Waugh ... was the most controversial, the most abusive, perhaps the most brilliant journalist of his age - an acerbic wit, a traveller, a farceur, an epicure; above all, a hater of humbug in all its forms and of politicians in most of theirs. — The Telegraph
A master of the surreal — Craig Brown
The Dean Swift of his day — AN Wilson
An ideological trailblazer — Boris Johnson
The greatest journalist of his generation — Geoffrey Wheatcroft
Wickedly funny, but sometimes just wicked — Lynn Barber
A most unpleasant man — Tony Benn
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