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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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This is one of the most amazing books I've read---love it, love Waugh!!!
Dec 31st, 2017
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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
Brideshead Revisited appears on these lists...
74th on The Novel 100 by Daniel S. Bert
45th on The Big Read by BBC
90th on Top 100 Books by Newsweek