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The Resource A handful of dust : Penguin essentials, Evelyn Waugh

A handful of dust : Penguin essentials, Evelyn Waugh

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A handful of dust : Penguin essentials
Title
A handful of dust
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Penguin essentials
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Evelyn Waugh
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Biographical or historical data
Evelyn Waugh was born in Hampstead in 1903 and educated at Hertford College, Oxford. In 1928 he published his first novel, Decline and Fall, which was soon followed by Vile Bodies, Black Mischief (1932), A Handful of Dust (1934) and Scoop (1938). During these years he also travelled extensively and converted to Catholicism. In 1939 Waugh was commissioned in the Royal Marines and later transferred to the Royal Horse Guards, experiences which informed his Sword of Honour trilogy (1952-61). His most famous novel, Brideshead Revisited (1945), was written while on leave from the army. Waugh died in 1966.
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1903-1966
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Waugh, Evelyn
Dewey number
AF
Index
no index present
Literary form
novels
Series statement
Penguin essentials
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General
Summary expansion
'A whole Gothic world had come to grief ...' Beautiful Lady Brenda Last lives at Hetton Abbey, a crumbling Gothic monstrosity that is her husband Tony's pride and joy. Bored and restless after seven years of marriage, she drifts into an affair with a worthless young socialite. Abandoning the country for the glamorous yet shallow London scene, Brenda imagines divorce will bring happiness. Instead she and Tony feel lost and isolated - victims of the wreckless times in which they live ..
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general
Label
A handful of dust : Penguin essentials, Evelyn Waugh
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Publication
Note
  • Paperback
  • Originally published in: 2014
Control code
9780241970553
Dimensions
18x11x2 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780241970553
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
A handful of dust : Penguin essentials, Evelyn Waugh
Publication
Note
  • Paperback
  • Originally published in: 2014
Control code
9780241970553
Dimensions
18x11x2 cm.
Extent
320 p.
Isbn
9780241970553
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Specific material designation
regular print

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