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Waugh’s Hoax on April Fools Day

The Economist in recognition of the importance of April Fools Day has published a list of famous hoaxes. These were not necessarily perpetrated on the day itself. One category was art hoaxes. These included the Nat Tate wheeze concocted by … Continue reading

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Waugh and Boredom

The Economist has posted on the website of its 1843 magazine an earlier article by one of its columnists, Adrian Wooldridge, entitled “Great Bores of Yore”. One of those discussed is Evelyn Waugh: Waugh was a great bore-baiter, never happier than … Continue reading

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