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Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn WaughAKA Arthur St. John Waugh

Born: 28-Oct-1903
Birthplace: London, England
Died: 10-Apr-1966
Location of death: Combe Florey, Somerset, England
Cause of death: Accident - Fall
Remains: Buried, Church of St. Peter & St. Paul, Combe Florey, Somerset, England

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Novelist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Brideshead Revisited

Military service: Royal Marines (WWII)

Father: Arthur Waugh (publisher and critic, b. 1866, d. 24-Jul-1943)
Mother: Catherine Raban (b. India)
Brother: Alec Waugh (novelist, b. 1898, d. 1981)
Wife: Evelyn Gardner (div. 1936)
Wife: Laura Herbert (m. 1937, six children)
Son: Auberon Waugh (eldest son, author and columnist, d. 2001)

    High School: Lancing College, Sussex
    University: Hertford College, Oxford

    White's Club
    Suicide Attempt 1925 walked out to sea
    Risk Factors: Smoking, Depression, Alcoholism

Author of books:
Rossetti: His Life and Works (1928, biography)
Decline and Fall (1928, novel)
Vile Bodies (1930, novel)
Black Mischief (1932, novel)
A Handful of Dust (1934, novel)
Robbery Under Law (1939, novel)
Brideshead Revisited (1945, novel)
The Loved One (1948, novel)
Men at Arms (1952, novel, Sword of Honour Trilogy)
Officers and Gentlemen (1955, novel, Sword of Honour Trilogy)
The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold (1957, novel)
Unconditional Surrender (1961, novel, Sword of Honour Trilogy)
A Little Learning (1964, memoir)


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