Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966,

Brideshead revisited : the sacred and profane memories of Captain Charles Ryder / Evelyn Waugh. - 336 pages ; 20 cm. - Penguin modern classics .

"Brideshead Revisited" is Evelyn Waugh's stunning novel of duty and desire set amongst the decadent, faded glory of the English aristocracy in the run-up to the Second World War. The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn Waugh's novels, "Brideshead Revisited" looks back to the golden age before the Second World War. It tells the story of Charles Ryder's infatuation with the Marchmains and the rapidly disappearing world of privilege they inhabit.

9780141182483 (pbk.)


Interpersonal relations--Fiction.
Upper class families--England--Fiction.
Premiers' Reading Challenge : 9-10.

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