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Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
Brideshead Revisited
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B008HVMQ4W
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 476
Edition language: English
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Anna's Bibliotheca
Anna's Bibliotheca rated it
2.0
Book blurb: Evelyn Waugh's best-loved, most passionate and most poignant novel of a doomed aristocratic Catholic family - now recreated in Granada Television's once-in-a-lifetime production.What I Thought: Well the book blurb doesn't give you much to go on by. It assumes that you have heard of the b...
BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
3.5 Brideshead Revisited
Largely regarded as Waugh's best work, Brideshead Revisited is one book I mostly associate with the tv adaptation rather than the book because it has been so long since I read the book that the tv adaptation, with all its visual charm and great acting, obviously left a more recent impression. Yet, I...
Modern Reader
Modern Reader rated it
This book has been on my “to read” list for several years. Given I knew only the synopsis on Goodreads, I had my own idea of what the book would be already formulated before I read the first page. I suspected a summer tale, three months of glorious fun for two university pals. This presumption wa...
Flicker Reads
Flicker Reads rated it
5.0 Brideshead Revisited
Some books are so well written, so rich in language and expression, that it makes me wonder if writers today possess the same level of facility. That's one of the thoughts I had as I was reading Brideshead Revisited, a bitter, nostalgic, beautiful novel published by Evelyn Waugh in 1945. This story ...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
4.0 Not quite as I remembered it
Well, I’m not quite sure what to say about this book. There were parts of it I adored and parts I couldn’t care less about and wouldn’t have missed if they’d been omitted. But, before I get into that allow me to go back a few decades. I was in my late teens when I saw the television series of Brid...
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