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'It's great fun,' said Adam, 'I promise you.' 'I'm sure it is,' said Nina seriously, 'I
wasn't saying anything against it. I was only saying that it hadn't happened before
. . . . Oh, Adam. . . .' 'And you said that really divine things didn't happen,' said ...
sometimes found consolation in seizing upon some gentle and self-effacing
citizen and transfiguring him with a blaze of notoriety. He did this with a man
called Ginger. As part of his duties, which led him into many unusual places,
Adam and ...
Adam felt inclined to agree. Suddenly he became aware that some one was
trying to attract his attention. 'There's an awful man shouting "Hi" at you,' said
Miles. 'My dear, your friends.' Adam turned and saw not three yards away,
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DeltaQueen50 - LibraryThing
Vile Bodies by Evelyn Waugh was published in 1930 and is a humorous satire on the bright young things of upper class London society who were the rage between World War I and World War II. Their ... Read full review
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Waugh's satire of the Bright Young Things, and their frantic merriment after WWI, must have been shocking (and scandalous) at the time. While I'm sure it must have provided an added frisson for ... Read full review