Category Archives: Ninety-Two Days

End-of the-Month Roundup

–The Gale Group Publishing Company, which makes a speciality of marketing and distribution of digital historical archives, has posted on the internet several articles from its archive of The Listener magazine. One of these is a 1979 article by Graham … Continue reading

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Mid-October Roundup

–The US cable channel Turner Classic Movies (TCM) has announced two broadcasts of The Loved One in November and December. They have also published what look like they may be expanded program notes (by Jeff Stafford) for the occasion: In … Continue reading

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Early September Roundup

There is a diverse field of material covered in this latest roundup gathered from the last two weeks: —Quadrant Magazine, an Australian cultural journal, carries on its website a droll pleading (tongue lodged in cheek) from Tony Thomas that Decline … Continue reading

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V S Naipaul (1932-2018) R.I.P.

V S Naipaul, writer of fiction and non-fiction, mostly about third world countries or their natives displaced to other lands, has died in England at the age of 85. His last notable action was to win the Nobel Prize in … Continue reading

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Boa Vista in the News

Boa Vista, a remote city in northern Brazil, received considerable attention in Evelyn Waugh’s 1934 travel book Ninety-Two Days, as it was the furthest point reached on his trip from neighboring British Guiana. The city is again receiving attention as a … Continue reading

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Waugh and Jesuits in Guyana

The Jesuits have published material from their archives relating to Waugh’s trip to British Guiana in 1932-33. Waugh visited the Jesuits twice at their mission station of St Ignatius in the central Rupununi region of south-west Guyana on his way to … Continue reading

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Waugh in Brazil and in National Review

The Milan newspaper Il Foglio carries an article in Italian by Marco Archetti about Evelyn Waugh’s 1934 travel book Ninety-Two Days. After a quote from the book and some biographical background, Archetti explains the trip to Brazil: One cannot know … Continue reading

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News from Waugh Conference

The weblog of the Huntington Library (Verso) has posted an article by Barbara Cooke, Research Associate of the Complete Works of Evelyn Waugh project, and Chip Long, Chairman of the Evelyn Waugh Society, relating to the conference on Evelyn Waugh … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh, Travel Writer

Several recent articles remind us of Waugh’s pre-eminence as a travel writer in the 1930s, a time when foreign travel was still something exotic. The adventure travel magazine Avaunt has added Waugh’s Ninety-Two Days (1934) to its reading list: This account of … Continue reading

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Travel Guide to Guyana’s “Waugh Country” Launched

The Guyana Chronicle has announced the launch of a tourist guide to the Rupununi region of southern Guyana: …the North Rupununi was an extraordinary natural area in southern Guyana that for the last 30 years had been isolated from the … Continue reading

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