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Rereading Barbara Skelton

In today’s Guardian, literary critic and novelist D J Taylor reviews the life and writings of Barbara Skelton. She was a fixture of interwar literary London Bohemia, having been the wife of, inter alia, both Waugh’s friend Cyril Connolly and, … Continue reading

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Publisher of Waugh’s Diaries and Letters Dies

The Daily Telegraph has announced the death at the age of 96 of George Weidenfeld, who published Waugh’s Diaries and Letters. According to the Telegraph, Weidenfeld sometimes said that [Vladimir Nabokov’s] Lolita (1959, a “cautionary tale”) and [Mary McCarthy’s] The Group … Continue reading

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