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Patrick Leigh Fermor Enters the Canon

Dominic Green, writing in the Weekly Standard, discusses the career of Patrick Leigh Fermor. The article prominently features serveral points of contact with Evelyn Waugh, not least their service in WWII Crete (Waugh’s in retreat, Leigh Fermor’s in heroism) and … Continue reading

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Waugh, Satire and Conservatism

The neoconservative news website Washington Free Beacon considers the source of satire in its review of Christopher Buckley’s latest novel The Relic Master: There’s a line about satire you sometimes hear—a line how all truly great satire, the hilariously brutal stuff, … Continue reading

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