Augustus Carp, Esq. by Himself: Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man
Narrated by Gregory Sheridan and Carol Box
This fictitious memoir, detailing the desperately suburban life of an obnoxious prig, was published anonymously in 1924. While it resembles the much better known The Diary of a Nobody, the satire is more far-reaching and devastating, and the main character is one of the most memorable in comic fiction.
The actual author was later discovered to be Sir Henry Howarth Bashford (1880-1961), who enjoyed a distinguished career in medicine and served as personal physician to King George VI.
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- Charles S. Schneider
Brilliantly performed, vintage hilarity
GUT BUSTINGLY WITTY, Genius disection of all things snooty, pompish and snobbish.
BEST in little doses, like rich fudge!
Augustus Carp, Esq., By Himself: Being the Autobiography of a Really Good Man is a satire originally anonymous, first published in the United Kingdom in May 1924 .
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excellent and entertaining rendition, true to the character of the book, very funny all round.