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Waugh and Anthony Powell (More)

Waugh’s influence is prominently mentioned in a review in this week’s Die Tagespost, a German language paper sponsored by the Roman Catholic church. The review is by Urs Buhlmann and the book is Powell’s novel The Soldier’s Art which has been … Continue reading

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Milk in First (More)

Two papers today have independently quoted Evelyn Waugh on the issue of when to add milk to one’s tea. In the Liverpool Echo there is a feature article on the subject that opens with the claim that “Liverpool is the … Continue reading

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Waugh for the Holidays (More)

The latest issue of the New Yorker magazine has included Philip Eade’s biography in its “Briefly Noted” column: This crowded, witty biography follows Waugh from the ancestral home in Somerset (“The only bathroom featured a stuffed monkey that had, improbably, … Continue reading

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Vile Bodies, with an Emphasis on the Vile

The Sydney Morning Herald reviews a recently-opened exhibit of contemporary Chinese art that is somewhat misleadingly entitled “Vile Bodies.”  Vile Bodies is a catchy title but there are very few points of comparison between Evelyn Waugh’s novel about the party-going lifestyles of … Continue reading

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Australian Journalist Cites Scoop

Australian journalist Mark Baker has cited Waugh’s novel Scoop as one of the books that changed his life: This peerless satire of the foibles and vanities of Fleet Street in the golden age of newspapers is as sharp and funny today … Continue reading

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Eade Biography Reviewed in Antipodes

The new biography of Evelyn Waugh by Philip Eade is reviewed by Mark McGinness in the Sydney Morning Herald. After summarizing Waugh’s life as reflected in Eade’s book McGinness concludes: Waugh’s work has and will endure. Leicester University and Oxford University … Continue reading

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