My quarrel with that bounder Waugh

<p>William Boot</p><p>"A hundred years after the birth of Evelyn, one of his most famous fictional characters, William Boot, shared a panel in Hay-on-Wye yesterday with the journalist Christopher Hitchens and the comedic polymath Stephen Fry to discuss the novelist's work." Gave me a bit of turn to read this in Independent , I can tell you, especially when I was several hundred miles away at the time, sharing not a panel but a more than acceptable bottle of the passable with the Editor of the Organ.</p><p>The "William Boot" in question, one William Deedes, strenuously denied being Evelyn Wa...

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