Evelyn!: Rhapsody for an Obsessive Love

Evelyn Rhapsody for an Obsessive Love Duncan McLaren has produced a remarkable new account of the early life of the writer Evelyn Waugh After serious and objective biographies by Martin Stannard and Selina Hastings in the s Evelyn pr

  • Title: Evelyn!: Rhapsody for an Obsessive Love
  • Author: Duncan McLaren
  • ISBN: 9781908238214
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Duncan McLaren has produced a remarkable new account of the early life of the writer Evelyn Waugh After serious and objective biographies by Martin Stannard and Selina Hastings in the 1990s, Evelyn provides a personal take on its subject In doing so it hopes to bring the reader closer to the spirit of the young Evelyn Waugh s novels and personality, his highs and hDuncan McLaren has produced a remarkable new account of the early life of the writer Evelyn Waugh After serious and objective biographies by Martin Stannard and Selina Hastings in the 1990s, Evelyn provides a personal take on its subject In doing so it hopes to bring the reader closer to the spirit of the young Evelyn Waugh s novels and personality, his highs and his lows By visiting the places Waugh knew, and by reading what Waugh wrote about his friends and lovers in these surroundings, the narrator gets to know Evelyn Waugh at various stages in his development Three sets of players the narrator and his partner, Evelyn and his companions, the characters in Waugh s novels come in and out of focus, ultimately to show how life feeds into art, both yesterday and today.

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