„Prep school, public school, university: these now tedious influences standardize English autobiography, giving the educated Englishman the sad if fascinating appearance of a stuffed bird of sly and beady eye in some old seaside museum. The fixation on school has become a class trait. It manifests itself as a mixture of incurious piety and parlour game.“

—  V. S. Pritchett, "Evelyn Waugh: Club and Country", p. 95
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écrivain britannique 1900 - 1997
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