Evelyn Waugh | Literature Criticism Critical Review by Frances Donaldson

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Critical Review by Frances Donaldson

SOURCE: “Old Young Waugh,” in The New York Times, November 14, 1982, p. 25.

In the following review of Charles Ryder's School Days and Other Stories, Donaldson states that while the collection is of mixed quality, “Mr. Loveday's Little Outing,” and “Bella Fleace Gives a Party” deserve praise.

There is a story told by Max Beerbohm of how, on his way to his club to find a review that contained a new story by Henry James, he ran into the great man himself. James asked him to accompany him to some art exhibition and instinctively Beerbohm refused. Trying to decide afterwards why he had done so, he came to the conclusion that even for the company of the Master, he could not bear to delay the anticipated pleasure of reading...

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