Tag Archives: Jellyfish

Waugh and the Jellyfish

A recent travel guide includes a reference to Waugh’s fortuitous encounter with a jellyfish off the coast of Wales in 1925, where its intervention aborted Waugh’s attempted suicide. This guide is entitled Britain by the Book and is written by academic … Continue reading

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Bloggers List Waugh

Waugh and his works have appeared in several recent blogs. In listverse he was named in a list of “10 Pop Culture Moments We Owe To Animals.” That seems unlikely but here it is: Evelyn Waugh’s Suicide Attempt Was Ruined By … Continue reading

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