Tag Archives: Evelyn Waugh

A Shape in Chaos

(Author’s note [affectation, ah, noted]: I have been looking at posts that I have started over the years but never finished. This one is, more-or-less, complete, so I am posting it. This is from October 2017.) Reading this book review … Continue reading

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Revisiting Can’t

In Thomas Wolfe’s You Can’t Go Home Again, the voice of the earth, revealing a mottled cast of characters, consisting of the inexperienced and the experienced, the unbridled and those who have been bridled by time, confronts George Webber the … Continue reading

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Always a Pace or Two Ahead of Us

“Perhaps, I thought, while her words still hung in the air between us like a wisp of tobacco smoke–a thought to fade and vanish like smoke without a trace–perhaps all our loves are merely hints and symbols; a hill of … Continue reading

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