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Re: Waugh and Me

Rotten spots in Brideshead Revisited, Rick? But where?

Along with The Great Gatsby and A Farewell to Arms, Brideshead Revisited represents one of the very few twentieth-century novels that is technically and dramatically flawless. I repeat: Flawless.

You say rotten, Rick, and I say flawless. For the tie-breaking vote, over to Terry Teachout.

Peter Robinson — Peter M. Robinson is a research fellow at the Hoover Institution.

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