Brideshead Revisited

By Evelyn Waugh (Electronic Book, 2012)
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 own youth and vividly recalls the sensuous pleasures denied him by wartime austerities. At once romantic, sensuous, comic, and somber, Brideshead Revisited transcends Waugh's early satiric explorations and reveals him to be an elegiac, lyrical novelist of the utmost feeling and lucidity.

  • Little, Brown and Company
    • Format: Electronic Book

    • Price: $9.99 US

    • ISBN-13: 9780316216531

    • On Sale Date: 12/11/2012

    • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company

    • Imprint: Little, Brown and Company

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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 own youth and vividly recalls the sensuous pleasures denied him by wartime austerities. At once romantic, sensuous, comic, and somber, Brideshead Revisited transcends Waugh's early satiric explorations and reveals him to be an elegiac, lyrical novelist of the utmost feeling and lucidity.

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Brideshead Revisited
  • Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
  • Price: $9.99 US
  • Pages: 432
  • ISBN-13: 9780316216531
  • On Sale Date: 12/11/2012
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