Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited : The Sacred And Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder

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  • Paperback | 336 pages
  • 111.76 x 175.26 x 12.7mm | 158.76g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 0140008217
  • 9780140008210

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Waugh s most deeply felt novel . . . "Brideshead Revisited "tells an absorbing story in imaginative terms . . . Mr. Waugh is very definitely an artist, with something like a genius for precision and clarity not surpassed by any novelist writing in English in his time. "New York Times " A many-faceted book . . . Beautifully [written] by one of the most exhilarating stylists of our time. "Newsweek" First and last an enchanting story . . . "Brideshead Revisited" has a magic that is rare in current literature. It is a world in itself, and the reader lives in it and is loath to leave it when the last page is turned. "Saturday Review " Evelyn Waugh s most successful novel . . . A memorable work of art. from the Introduction by Frank Kermode" "Waugh's most deeply felt novel . . . "Brideshead Revisited "tells an absorbing story in imaginative terms . . . Mr. Waugh is very definitely an artist, with something like a genius for precision and clarity not surpassed by any novelist writing in English in his time." -"New York Times " "A many-faceted book . . . Beautifully [written] by one of the most exhilarating stylists of our time." -"Newsweek" "First and last an enchanting story . . . "Brideshead Revisited" has a magic that is rare in current literature. It is a world in itself, and the reader lives in it and is loath to leave it when the last page is turned." -"Saturday Review " "Evelyn Waugh's most successful novel . . . A memorable work of art." -from the Introduction by Frank Kermode
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