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Our Saturday book group is now reading its way through writers Evelyn Waugh admired, or whose themes connect with his. Next up is Antonia White, who Waugh considered one of the best novelists of the time. White’s debut A Frost in May (1933) is a semi-autobiographical account of a young girl’s convent school education. […]
Join us at Fingerprints Delicafé to discuss Waugh in Abyssinia, a controversial account of Mussolini’s 1930s Ethiopian campaign which reflects a recent Catholic convert’s enthusiasm for all things Italian. Waugh reported on the conflict from Abyssinia for the Daily Mail, the only British paper to take Mussolini’s side. When: Monday 23 May, 7pm-9pm […]