Tag Archives: Patheos


–Duncan McLaren sent over an interesting exchange relating to Waugh’s possible use of Peter Quennell as a model for characters in his novels. His an excerpt from the email that started it: Dear Mr McLaren, I am a reader of … Continue reading

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Rex Mottram and Scott-King Reconsidered

In blogpost on the religious website Patheos, Tod Worner undertakes a review of the career of Rex Mottram and offers the results of his project in this conclusion: As I revisited Brideshead Revisited and the story of Rex Mottram, I … Continue reading

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“Two Lives” Reviewed

Waugh’s biographies of two Roman Catholic priests (Edmund Campion and Ronald Knox) were published as a single volume entitled Two Lives in 2002. A paperback edition was issued in 2005. Both editions were published by Continuum International Publishing, an independent academic press … Continue reading

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Coping with Modern Times

On the religious weblog Patheos, Tod Worner (blogging as “A Catholic Thinker”) has posted an article entitled “How Evelyn Waugh Taught Me to Cope with Modern Times.” The title, on its face, seems intended to be ironic, since Waugh himself never managed … Continue reading

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