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Greatest Writer of “Our” Generation ?

Literary critic, novelist and publisher Dr Stoddard Martin has written a review of Philip Eade’s biography which he turns into an assessment of Evelyn Waugh’s career and legacy. This is entitled “Class Act” and appears in The Quarterly Review, an … Continue reading

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Maugham, Ford, Waugh, and the experience of war

In The Spectator‘s Book Blog, Steven McGregor discusses Somerset Maugham’s The Hero, Ford Madox Ford’s Parade’s End, and Evelyn Waugh’s Sword of Honour Trilogy in the light of the current conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan. In a follow-up post, David … Continue reading

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