Alec Waugh

(1898—1981) novelist

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novelist and travel writer, brother of Evelyn Waugh. His first novel, The Loom of Youth (1917), became a succès de scandale through its colourful suggestions of public‐school homosexuality. It was followed by many others, including Island in the Sun (1956), and several autobiographical volumes.

Subjects: Literature.

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