Tag Archives: Anthony Burgess

A Tale of Two Anthonys

The current issue of the London Review of Books has an essay by Prof Perry Anderson on Anthony Powell.  This considers the recent biography of Powell by Hilary Spurling and morphs into a longer critical consideration of Powell’s works. It is … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh and the “Catholic Novel”

A blogger writing as Tychy has posted an article billed as a review of Graham Greene’s 1938 novel Brighton Rock but is really an essay on Greene’s writing as a Roman Catholic novelist. The blogger (a non-catholic) begins by comparing Greene’s … Continue reading

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Oxford Hostelries Commemorate Waugh

According to a recent posting on travel blog  Trip Advisor, there is a hotel bedroom named for Evelyn Waugh at the Head of the River. This is a pub and  hotel located on St Aldate’s at Folly Bridge in Oxford. It’s … Continue reading

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