Category Archives: Love Among The Ruins

Laycock Presentation Copies For Sale

Rare book seller Peter Harrington lists as new arrivals several presentation copies of books given to Robert and Angela Laycock. Robert was one of Waugh’s commanding officers in WWII. The first is a series of four copies of books sent to Angela … Continue reading

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Santa Claus Day

The columnist for the TLS, who writes their “NB” page and goes by the initials J.C. (said to be the abbreviation of critic James Campbell), had a Waugh encounter described in the latest issue. On a day trip to Lewes, … Continue reading

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Waugh Novella Identified as “Conservative Page-Turner”

A conservative weblog called The Stream has published an article identifying what it considers “Five Page-Turner Conservative Novels That Predicted the Mess We’re In.” The article is written by journalist John Zmirak, a contributing editor to the weblog. Among the books listed is … Continue reading

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New Waugh Sources Posted on Roman Catholic Blog

Writer and economist Michael Greaney has posted an essay on Catholic365, a website for articles of interest to Roman Catholic readers, that claims a new source for some of Evelyn Waugh’s works. This source is said to be in  the writings of Robert … Continue reading

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Major Study of Waugh’s Post War Works to be Released This Week

Ashgate Publishing has announced the release later this week of a major study of Waugh’s later fiction. This is The Vocation of Evelyn Waugh: Faith and Art in the Post War Fiction. The book is by Marcel DeCoste, Associate Professor of English … Continue reading

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