Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh

Born: January 01, 1970

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: Letter to Nancy Mitford, May 5, 1954, cited from Mark Amory (ed.) The Letters of Evelyn Waugh (Harmondsworth: Penguin, 1982) p. 423
Source/Notes: Diary entry (March 1964), after hearing that doctors had removed a benign tumor from Randolph Churchill.

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