Evelyn Waugh A Life Revisited by Philip Eade

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'Brisk, lively and wonderfully entertaining' JOHN BANVILLE 'Excellent ...read this book' LITERARY REVIEW 'The best single-volume life of the author available' IRISH TIMES The much mythologised author of DECLINE AND FALL, A HANDFUL OF DUST and BRIDESHEAD REVISITED was hailed by Graham Greene as 'the greatest novelist of my generation', yet reckoned by Hilaire Belloc to have been possessed by the devil. Evelyn Waugh's literary reputation has continued to rise since Greene's assessment in 1966. Fifty years after his death, Philip Eade draws on extensive unpublished sources to paint a fresh and compelling portrait of this endlessly fascinating man, telling the full story of his dramatic, colourful and frequently bizarre life.