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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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