There should be a drug for soldiers, Guy thought, to put them to sleep until...– Evelyn Waugh, Sword of Honour (via mygirlfriendisabook)
Our time’s first satirist is Evelyn Waugh. For thirty years his savagery and wit...– Gore Vidal (via inwhichidigress)
False Precocity: Evelyn Waugh, Barford, Alistair... →
maresalsalis: Evelyn Waugh’s diaries, published after his death, record much of his post-Oxford existence. Much of that existence, at least for the years between 1924 and 1928, revolved loosely around a young man named Alistair Graham, forever immortalized in print through Waugh’s character from Brideshead Revisited, Sebastian Flyte. Evelyn courted women in this period, and married his first...
Proust: I am reading Proust for the first time. Very poor stuff. I think he was...– Evelyn Waugh’s Letters (via chekhonte)
Sooner or later almost all my novelists come to me and say they have written...– My Father’s House, Evelyn Waugh (via effyeahbookquotes)
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maresalsalis: I feel horribly invasive and also as if I have found a terribly good friend, even if Waugh held many of his age’s biases and unfortunate predelictions. His schoolboy diaries from Lancing are the best— he took calligraphy lessons from an aging ‘effiminate’ fellow named Crease, who he idolized. He…