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Brideshead revisited

Evelyn Waugh

Brideshead revisited

by Evelyn Waugh

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Published by Dell Pub. Co. in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Evelyn Waugh
The Physical Object
Pagination319 p. ;
Number of Pages319
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14817916M

At once romantic, sensuous, comic, and somber, Brideshead Revisited transcends Waugh's familiar satiric exploration of his cast of lords and ladies, Catholics and eccentrics, artists and misfits, revealing him to be an elegiac, lyrical novelist of the utmost feeling and lucidity. Brideshead Revisited by Waugh, Evelyn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at

Here's perhaps the first chance we have had to make Waugh an item for big sales. Contradictory as it may sound, this may well be the most popular book Waugh has written and at the same time the most serious. There is none of the intense if sterile brilliance of his earlier books — their world of sybaritic pleasures and empty lives. Here, if unobtrusively, is the corrective of faith &# Author: Evelyn Waugh.   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 tells the story of Charles Ryder's /5().

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This version of Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh is the audiobook which is read by Jeremy Irons. I have tried to locate this version for years without luck. Then by chance I located it in a library in Calgary USA. In the UK it's just impossible to by: 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.4/5. Brideshead Revisited Unknown Binding – January 1, out of 5 stars 1 rating.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. The Amazon Book Review Author interviews, book reviews, editors' picks, and more. Read it now. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle 5/5(1).

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/5. Three of his novels, A Handful of Dust, Scoop, and Brideshead Revisited, were selected by the Modern Library as among the best novels of the twentieth : Samuel French Ltd.

One of Waugh's most famous books, Brideshead Revisited tells the story of the difficult loves of insular Englishman Charles Ryder, and his peculiarly intense relationship with the wealthy but dysfunctional family that inhabited Brideshead/5().

There is no doubt that Brideshead Revisited belongs to the age of innocence and perfectly captures a lost world - a world whose dawn was and sunset being This drama and indeed the book is so evocative, explorative and enhancing; that confirms that we in today's materialistic world can only wish we could be transported back.

Brideshead Revisited Summary The novel's narration begins in the first person with Captain Charles Ryder of the British Army (which he disdains) in the early s. His troops have just arrived at their new camp, a large and beautiful estate called Brideshead Castle.

Full text of " Brideshead Revisited " See other formats. PENGUIN CLASSICS BRIDESHEAD REVISITED Evelyn Waugh was born in HampsteajJi0^Jf^>5f^eco|^ son of the late Arthur Waugh\ anjMit^ry critic, and brother of Alec Waugh thgji©| 5 tifar novelist.

He was educated at Lancing amfUertford College, Oxford, where he read Modern History. In This version of Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh is the audiobook which is read by Jeremy Irons. I have tried to locate this version for years without luck.

Then by chance I located it in a library in Calgary USA. In the UK it's just impossible to find/5(). Brideshead Revisited is set in the period between the end of World War I in and the beginning of World War II in Charles’s early life at university reflects the post-war years of the s, in which British society was recovering from the enormous loss of life and huge cultural upheaval caused by World War I.

Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://t06x4mn5v Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. Why does Brideshead Revisited have such a strong hold on our imagination.

Evelyn Waugh's beautiful dialogue plays its part, argues Christopher Hitchens, but the chief source of the novel's power. Download Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh Download Free Book PDF eBook.

Name of writer, number pages in ebook and size are given in our post. Check here and also read some short description about Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh Download Free Book. When he sat down to begin work on Brideshead Revisited in February,he was aware that this would be his most ambitious novel.

The scope of more than a decade, the heightened style, and the complex structure would all stretch his powers and produce what early on. The action of Brideshead Revisited describes providence, grace, and the redemption through suffering of a jaded, often hilarious modernism.

Evelyn Waugh explores these themes in the memory of his. Written by Aleksei Marchyn, Maura Tuffy During World War Two, being in England and commanding a company, which does not partake in the fighting, Captain Charles Ryder is ordered to lead the platoons to a new location. After arriving, he discovers that it is the Brideshead estate, with which he used to be closely linked in his : Evelyn Waugh.

Charles first comes to Brideshead as a first-year student at Oxford University. There, he meets Sebastian Flyte, the son of the wealthy English lord, Lord Marchmain, the owner of Brideshead.

The Marchmain family is Catholic, and Sebastian’s mother, Lady Marchmain, is known to be especially devout. Charles meets Sebastian one night when. "Brideshead Revisited" has the depth and weight that are found in a writer working in his prime, in the full powers of an eager, good mind and a skilled hand, retaining the best of what he has.

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. Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder is a novel by English author Evelyn Waugh.

Taking place over twenty years from the s to the s, it follows the life and adventures, as well as many romantic connections, of. Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh. Brideshead is neither Waugh’s best book (I favour the Sword of Honour trilogy), nor his funniest (Scoop or The Loved One), but it is the best from a booze.Poetically written with considerable beauty and a sense of lost innocence that haunts the reader, BRIDESHEAD REVISITED is a too-often misinterpreted and misunderstood book that demands a thoughtful reading to get down into the marrow of its thematic bones.

Powerful, beautiful, memorable--a book to read and enjoy again and again. Strongly Cited by: