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Literary Converts

Literary Converts: Spiritual Inspiration in an Age of Unbelief© 2000 Joseph Pearce452 pages             Literary Converts is a historical survey of the ‘second spring’ of Anglo-Catholic literature and all that followed, covering most of the twentieth … Continue reading

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Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited: The Secular and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder© 1945 Evelyn Waugh350 pages My theme is memory, that winged host that soared about me one grey morning of war-time. These memories, which are my life–for we possess nothing … Continue reading

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When Gourmands Write Fiction

I rejoiced in the Burgundy. How can I describe it? The Pathetic Fallacy resounds in all our praise of wine. For centuries every language has been strained to define its beauty, and has produced only wild conceits or the stock … Continue reading

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