Mar 7, 2006

Bertie Wooster: Father of the Neocons

Quoth Adam Gopnik:
Cities symbolise for the pilgrim things that they can no longer embody for the natives. Even now, young American neo-cons flock to London to hope for a Waugh-and-Wodehouse burnish - long since vanished to Londoners - for their nervous provincial nationalisms, just as, for generations before them, novelists came to London for Henry James's sense of a deep and nourishing past.

Via Clive Davis.

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