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Evelyn Waugh : a life revisited

Author: Philip Eade
Publisher: London : Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Evelyn Waugh was described by Graham Greene as 'the greatest novelist of my generation', yet reckoned by Hilaire Belloc to have been possessed by the devil. Waugh's literary reputation has continued to rise since Greene's assessment in 1966. Fifty years on from his death, Philip Eade takes a fresh look at this famously complex character and tells the full story of his dramatic, colourful and frequently bizarre life:  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Evelyn Waugh; Evelyn Waugh
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Eade
ISBN: 9780297609483 0297609483 9780297869207 0297869205
OCLC Number: 953551527
Description: xxvi, 403 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, genealogical tables, portraits ; 24 cm.
Responsibility: Philip Eade.

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A scintillating new biography of the novelist Evelyn Waugh, published fifty years after his death in 1966.  Read more...

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Spurred by the milestone of fifty years since Waugh's death, encouraged by the subject's grandson, Alexander Waugh, and some new material, Eade has launched into this confounding, crowded, Read more...

 
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