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

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Back Bay Books, 2008 - Catholics - 351 pages
Written at the end of the World War II, this novel mourns the passing of the aristocratic world which Waugh knew in his youth and recalls the sensuous pleasures denied him by the austerities of war.

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"O God, make me good, but not yet." This book has all of the fun stuff: alcoholism, overbearing family, an ambiguously gay duo, a large English estate, Catholics (lapsed and otherwise), a grown man ... Read full review

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"Brideshead, a name that was so familiar to me, a conjuror's name of such magic power, that, at its ancient sound, the phantoms of those haunted late years began to take flight." Sigh! What a great ... Read full review

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