Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh

Born: October 28, 1903

Died: April 10, 1966

Nationality: English

Occupation: Author, writer

Biography: Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh , known as Evelyn Waugh, was an English writer of novels, travel books and biographies. He was also a prolific journalist and reviewer. His best-known works include his early satires Decline and Fall and A Handful of Dust, his novel Brideshead Revisited and his trilogy of Second World War novels collectively known as Sword of Honour.

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Source/Notes: As quoted in his obituary in The New York Times (11 April 1966)

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