Evelyn Waugh

New biographies of A.E. Housman and Evelyn Waugh expose their rural facades

A new collection of the waspish historian’s extensive correspondence, introduced by Alasdair Palmer

Revisiting Brideshead, we see that wine ministers to the sense of being as do few other things

Evelyn Waugh said that WWII would serve writers well, replenishing their stocks of experience. But several works borne out of the war were masterpieces of literature