Tag Archives: The Independent

Penguin Book Cover Exhibit Opens

An exhibit has opened at the Ditchling Museum of Art + Craft devoted to a Penguin Book “modern makeover by designers from the worlds of music, fashion and street art (including Banksy).”  This began in 1998 and is explained by one … Continue reading

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Decline and Fall Profiled in Independent

The Independent newspaper (still publishing online) has profiled the BBC’s upcoming production of Waugh’s Decline and Fall. The article is written by Gerard Gilbert and contains much of the same material from cast and crew interviews as that appearing in the other … Continue reading

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Patrick Melrose Novels to be Televised

The Patrick Melrose novels by Edward St Aubyn will be adapted for television in a 5 episode series. Each episode will be devoted to one of the five novels. The satirical humor of these novels is often compared to the … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh and Middle Age

In a recent column in The Independent, D.J. Taylor describes the evolution of the concept of middle age. He invokes the writings of Evelyn Waugh to illustrate the attitude toward middle age of those bright young people who were young adults in … Continue reading

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