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20 May 2006

What's in a name...

For he had spoken a name, a name that was so familiar to me, a conjuror's name of such ancient power that at its mere sound, the phantoms of all those haunted late years began to take flight.

-- Evelyn Waugh's Brideshead Revisited


Anonymous Kevin Tanning said...

My little bit of wisdom to add if I may. This a good set of books on him: http://www.firstthings.com/ftissues/ft9305/articles/weigel.html

Weigel reviews the 2-volume set in the First Things issue, but I have these books in my library. I agree with the title of the book review: "St. Evelyn Waugh." Amen to that!

12:59 PM GMT-5  
Blogger MD said...

As I make my way through Joseph Pearce's LITERARY CONVERTS, I have to second your motion, Kevin. Waugh all the way!

11:06 PM GMT-5  

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