A Handful of Dust

A Handful of Dust by Evelyn Waugh

By: Evelyn Waugh

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ISBN
9780141193458
Date Released
Binding
Hardcover
Pages
288
 

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After seven years of marriage the beautiful Lady Brenda Last is bored with life at Hetton Abbey, the Gothic mansion that is the pride and joy of her husband, Tony. She drifts into an affair with the shallow socialite John Beaver and forsakes Tony for the Belgravia set. Brilliantly combining tragedy, comedy and savage irony, A Handful of Dust captures the irresponsible mood of the 'crazy and sterile generation' between the wars. The breakdown of the Last marriage, is a painful, comic re-working of Waugh's own divorce and a symbol of the disintegration of society.
ISBN:
9780141193458
Publication Date:
01 / 06 / 2011
Pages:
288

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