'The Dean Swift of his day.'
A decade after his death, Auberon Waugh's genius is as fresh as ever.
'For those who appreciate good writing and who delight in an elegantly phrased raspberry to the world's over-earnest bores, Kiss Me Chudleigh is a masterful collection of a strange but brilliant journalist.'
'Absorbing and affectionate...This beautifully conceived anthology combines biographical detail with pithily hilarious extracts. Eclectic, thoughtful and always entertaining, this well-presented selection gives a fresh perspective on an extraordinary talent.'
'The greatest journalist of his generation.'
'Wickedly funny, but sometimes just wicked.'
A tereific anthology of the twentieth century's greatest satirist.
'A most unpleasant man.'
'A master of the surreal.'
A brilliant distillation of his prose.
'An ideological trailblazer.'
'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.'