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The Fitzgerald-Wodehouse Friendship, and Other News

January 7, 2013 | by

  • Robert McCrum: “In the department of lost meetings, one near-miss that’s always fascinated me is the on-off friendship between F. Scott Fitzgerald and P. G. Wodehouse, both of whom came to prominence in America at the end of the Great War.”
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    1. Jason | January 7, 2013 at 10:42 am

      Another intriguing near miss was between Wodehouse and Raymond Chandler. They attended the same public school simultaneously, where they picked up some mutual friends, but continued on such radically different-seeming paths.

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