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Brideshead @ 75: National Review and Diario de Noticias

—The National Review has posted an article commemorating the 75th anniversary of Brideshead Revisited. The article is by NR columnist Madeleine Kearns and is subtitled “The best 20th-century novel on time and grace.” It opens with this: Between December 1943 and … Continue reading

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Mary Lygon Profiled

An article was recently posted on the website RoyalFoibles,com devoted to the life and, more particularly, the unhappy marriage of Waugh’s friend Mary Lygon. This is entitled “F****d Up Royal, or in this case Imperial, Marriages #49”. But don’t be … Continue reading

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Waugh at the London Library

The Irish Times yesterday ran an article on the occasion of the 175th anniversary of the London Library. This is being celebrated this week with a festival in St James’s Square opposite the library entrance. The article, by Denis Staunton, … Continue reading

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