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Three French Aesthetes and Rex’s Tortoise

The Times newspaper chooses a new book by novelist Julian Barnes as its “Book of the Week.” This is entitled The Man in the Red Coat and is a non-fiction account of three eccentric Frenchmen travelling in late Victorian Britain. … Continue reading

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Rex Mottram = Donald Trump?

Rex Mottram in Waugh’s Brideshead Revisited has enjoyed something of a renaissance lately, as witnessed in several of our recent postings. George Weigel, writing in the National Review, may have hit upon the reason for this. He reminds people of Donald Trump. According … Continue reading

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