Book :: Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited
By: Evelyn Waugh
Pages: 351
Published: 1945
Genre(s): England
Historical Fiction
Religion
Rating: (7)

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The wellsprings of desire and the impediments to love come brilliantly into focus in Evelyn Waugh's masterpiece-a novel that immerses us in the glittering and seductive world of English aristocracy in the waning days of the empire. Through the story of Charles Ryder's entanglement with the Flytes, a great Catholic family, Evelyn Waugh charts the passing of the privileged world he knew in his...

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Well played, Mrs. Waugh.

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you can but help love the pomp character of Sebastian. Set in such idle frivolous times of the rich and the hanger ons. What a glorious era.

Mar 28th, 2013

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