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Book Review - The Coronation of Haile Selassie

Evelyn Waugh

Reviewer - Anne Parsons


This booklet is one of the 70 unique booklets in the Pocket Penguins published in 2005 by Penguin to celebrate the company's 70th birthday. It is an extract from Waugh's Remote People which was originally published in 1931. It is a lively, entertaining, and informative first-hand account of the Coronation with a lot of unusual personal details. At only £1.50 it is ideal for a little Christmas stocking filler.


The Coronation of Haile Selassie by Evelyn Waugh, published by Penguin Books, London, 2005.
Paperback, 64 pages
ISBN 0141022442
Price £1.50

First Published in News File Winter 2005

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