Tag Archives: Antonia Fraser

Summer Dog Days Roundup

–Writer Antonia Fraser is interviewed in a recent Daily Telegraph article. This is on the occasion of her 90th birthday this month. The interview is by her cousin and bridge partner Harry Mount (also editor of The Oldie). When he … Continue reading

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Guy Fawkes Night Roundup

As we approach Guy Fawkes Night in the UK, here is a miscellaneous gathering of Evelyn Waugh news items: –A new book by Antonia Fraser may have some relevance to Guy Fawkes Night (at least in exploring the “aggressive” roots … Continue reading

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The Pleasure of Antonia Fraser

In this week’s TLS there is a review of a collection of essays edited by Antonia Fraser and entitled The Pleasure of Reading.  This is a reprint of a book first published in 1992 to mark the bicentenary of the W.H. Smith … Continue reading

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Lodge Memoirs (more)

In this week’s New Statesman, journalist and academic John Mullan reviews the memoirs of David Lodge (see earlier post) and Antonia Fraser (My History: A Memoir of Growing Up). He sees the two writers as a contrast between “prole” and … Continue reading

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