• The Loved One

Following the death of a friend, poet and pets mortician Dennis Barlow finds himself entering into the artificial Hollywood paradise of the Whispering Glades Memorial Park. A dark and savage satire on the Anglo-American divide, ‘The Loved One’ depicts a world where love, reputation and death cost a very great deal.

Cover illustration by Quentin Blake.

Author Evelyn Waugh
Publisher Penguin books
ISBN 0-14-118424-8
Date Published 2000