Thirteen stories have been compiled as Alec Waugh looks back over his career as an author, and takes from his writing those which he feels are amongst his most personal creations, bringing them together into a panorama.
Told in the first person, My Place in the Bazaar represents Waugh's varied experience and view of life as his enchanting stories take place in a variety of world-wide settings.
Alexander Raban Waugh (1898-1981) was a British novelist, the elder brother of Evelyn Waugh. Born in London, he wrote a number of diverse books including a guide to wine, of which he was a noted connoisseur. His book Island in the Sun and the Harry Belfonte title track provided inspiration, as well as the name, for the highly successful Island Records record label.