Tag Archives: Frances Donaldson

Roundup: Waugh on Wine and More

–Literary critic and novelist A N Wilson writing in the Daily Mail has reviewed the recent reprint of Auberon Waugh’s book Waugh on Wine. According to Wilson: Celebrated author and journalist Auberon Waugh was an iconoclast, a political maverick and wine … Continue reading

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Books: Waugh and Trump and Amis

This week’s New York Review of Books has as its lead review a book by Michael Lewis called The Fifth Risk. This is is about governmental dysfunction in the present USA administration and is reviewed by Fintan O’Toole, who opens with … Continue reading

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Waugh in the News (more)

The author (Pedro Mexia) of the Portuguese language article about Evelyn Waugh in the weekly Lisbon newspaper Expresso has kindly sent us a complete copy of the article. See earlier post for the opening paragraph. Here is an edited Google translation of … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh, Conversation and Dean Swift

In a weblog entitled Anecdotal Evidence, blogger Patrick Kurp has posted an article based on Frances Donaldson’s 1967 memoir Evelyn Waugh: Diary of a Country Neighbor. It opens with this quote: “When he came to our house or we took … Continue reading

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Waugh on Politics

Athough Evelyn Waugh professed no interest in party politics and asserted that he never voted, he has been cited several times recently in political articles. In a Weekly Standard article earlier this month on the unfortunate politics of the British Royal family … Continue reading

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All Evelyn Waugh fiction now available in audiobook format

All Evelyn Waugh’s works of fiction, both novels and short stories, are now available in audiobook format from Audible.com. The Complete Short Stories includes Mr. Loveday’s Little Outing, Scott-King’s Modern Europe, Love Among the Ruins, Work Suspended, and Basil Seal Rides … Continue reading

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