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War Trilogy: Fake Novels and an Anniversary
In the latest issue of TLS, D J Taylor has written an essay on what he calls “Made-up Stories” or fake novels. What reminded him of the genre (if that’s what it is) was his recent re-reading of Anthony Powell’s … Continue reading
Posted in Academia, Anniversaries, Brideshead Revisited, Newspapers, Officers and Gentlemen, Unconditional Surrender/The End of the Battle, Work Suspended, World War II Tagged Brenthursst Foundation, D.J.Taylor, Daily Maverick, TLS Comments Off on War Trilogy: Fake Novels and an Anniversary
Philip Roth (1933-2018)
The death was announced earlier this week of the American novelist Philip Roth. Like Tom Wolfe, who died the preceding week, much of his early work was written in the comic, satirical tradition of Evelyn Waugh. So far, however, no … Continue reading