PMC Scoop:Novel About Journalists

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Lord Copper, newspaper magnate and proprietor of the Daily Beast, has always prided himself on his flair for spotting ace reporters. Acting on a dinner party tip he feels convinced he has found a chap to cover a little war in Ishmaelia.

ISBN: 9780141187495 Author: Waugh, Evelyn Publisher: PENGUIN GROUP Publication Date: 28th August 2003 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 823.912 (edition:21) Pages: 222 Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

Lord Copper, newspaper magnate and proprietor of the Daily Beast, has always prided himself on his intuitive flair for spotting ace reporters. That is not to say he has not made the odd blunder, however, and may in a moment of weakness make another.Acting on a dinner-party tip from Mrs Algernon Smith, he feels convinced that he has hit on just the chap to cover a promising little war in the African Republic of Ishmaelia. One of Waugh’s most exuberant comedies, Scoop is a brilliantly irreverentsatire of Fleet Street and its hectic pursuit of hot news.

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