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Labo(u)r Day Roundup

–Christopher Buckley writing in the Wall Street Journal has identified what he considers to be the five best literary breakdowns. Waugh’s Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold is one of his selections: Evelyn Waugh called this, his next-to-last novel, his “mad book,” … Continue reading

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Times Previews Episode 3 of Decline and Fall

The Times has provided a detailed preview of tonight’s final episode of the BBC’s adaptation of Waugh’s novel Decline and Fall. Not surprisingly, given the darker contents of the latter part of the novel, the preview by James Jackson finds … Continue reading

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