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Waugh Connections

Times gossip columnist Patrick Kidd discusses Phiip Eade’s identification of models for Waugh characters in today’s “Diary”: …Lord Parakeet in Decline and Fall was based on Gavin Henderson, an exceedingly camp noble who, on becoming Lord Faringdon, opened a speech … Continue reading

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Evelyn Waugh’s Old Neighborhood

This week’s Observer ran an article¬†about the recent transformation of the borough of Islington from the London home of New Labour’s founder¬†Tony Blair to a district that now seems to be exemplified by¬†a movement to revert the Labour Party to … Continue reading

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David Bowie, Waugh Fan

A list of singer/songwriter David Bowie’s 100 favorite books¬†includes Evelyn Waugh’s 1930 novel Vile Bodies. The list appears in an¬†Independent¬†newspaper¬†article¬†that was published in conjunction with the exhibition David Bowie is¬†at the Victoria & Albert museum, which ran for several months … Continue reading

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