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Death Comes for the Comic Novelist

The interactive website Ranker has set up a listing¬†that¬†describes¬†13 celebrities who died on the toilet. This seemingly tasteless and pointless compilation by Carly Silver is part of Ranker’s¬†subject category entitled¬†“Celebrity Deaths.” Most of the deaths listed are of historical figures, … Continue reading

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Wrong Waugh

The interactive internet site Ranker has started a new rating survey¬†in which Evelyn Waugh is included. A previous posting has him under consideration for the rating of Best Roman Catholic Author, in which he is currently listed as¬†#3. See previous¬†post … Continue reading

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Waugh in the Ratings

Several sites and publications have recently issued rankings on Waugh and his works. The interactive internet site Ranker is running a survey¬†for the best Roman Catholic writer. Currently Waugh is #12 preceded by Allen Tate and followed by Graham Greene. … Continue reading

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Satirical Novels Listed on Interactive Rating Site

The interactive rating site Ranker has started a list of¬†the best satirical novels. So far, there are four of Waugh’s novels on the list: Decline and Fall, The Loved One, Scoop and¬†A¬†Handful of Dust¬†(in descending order of rank) . There … Continue reading

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Waugh Ranks High on LGBT Authors List

An interactive internet site called Ranker has produced a list of what it calls the best homosexual¬†authors (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) and invites viewers to vote on the rankings. It’s not clear to your correspondent how the ranking system … Continue reading

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