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a life in architecture david lodge

David Lodge is the funniest English novelist since Evelyn Waugh; and like Waugh he is fundamentally serious. The buildings he nominates represent his family, his work and his religion. His home in Edgbaston, Birmingham, was designed in the 1970s: 'a rather unusual cubist building with no eaves' and 'a lot of exposed brickwork and hard wood inside.'

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