Waugh on Love

An excerpt from Scoop, Evelyn Waugh’s 1938 novel:

“For twenty-three years he had remained celibate and heart-whole; land-bound. Now for the first time he was far from shore, submerged among deep waters, below wind and tide, where huge trees raised their spongy flowers and monstrous things without fur or feather, wing or foot, passed silently, in submarine twilight. A lush place.”

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Waugh on Love