John Julius Norwich - The less than pleasant Evelyn Waugh (133/136)
“This is quite true” Geoffrey Palmer reads Evelyn Waugh letter to his wife (31st May 1942)
Evelyn Waugh, Decline and Fall, first edition, 1928.
John Julius Norwich - Evelyn Waugh (34/136)
Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh was an English writer of novels, biographies, and travel books, and he was also a prolific journalist and book reviewer. His most famous works include the early satires Decline and Fall (1928) and A Handful of Dust (1934), the novel Brideshead Revisited (1945), and the Second World War trilogy Sword of Honour (1952–61). He is recognised as one of the great prose stylists of the English language in the 20th century.