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A handful of dust ; Decline and fall by Evelyn Waugh

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Published by Dell in New York, N.Y .
Written in English

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StatementEvelyn Waugh
LC ClassificationsPR6045.A97 H3 1959
The Physical Object
Pagination416 p. ;
Number of Pages416
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24209005M

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A Handful of Dust is a novel by the British writer Evelyn published in , it is often grouped with the author's early, satirical comic novels for which he became famous in the pre-World War II tators have, however, drawn attention to its serious undertones, and have regarded it as a transitional work pointing towards Waugh's Catholic postwar : Evelyn Waugh. A Handful of Dust and Decline and Fall Paperback – January 1, by Evelyn Lunemann (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 15 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Get this from a library! A handful of dust: and, Decline and fall. [Evelyn Waugh] -- Sent down in outrageous circumstances, Paul Pennyfeather is the new schoolmaster at Llanabba Castle. His colleagues are an assortment of misfits, rascals and fools. Sports day arrives, and as the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle .

A Handful of Dust is perhaps similarly deceptive, especially when read today. Like Waugh’s novel makes me think of a curious little pen knife kept under plate glass display at an antique shop: a decorative little handle, perhaps delicately wrought in chrome, looking charmingly innocuous nestled among the moldering paste jewelry and assorted /5(K).   Evelyn Waugh was born in Hampstead in His first novel, Decline and Fall, was soon followed by Vile Bodies (), Black Mischief (), A Handful of Dust () and Scoop (). In he published Put Out More Flags and then in Brideshead the Going was Good and The Loved One preceded Men at Arms, which came 2/5(19).   A Handful of Dust, and Decline and Fall View larger image. By: Evelyn WaughAuthor: Evelyn Waugh. He was also a prolific journalist and reviewer of books. His most famous works include the early satires Decline and Fall () and A Handful of Dust (), the novel Brideshead Revisited () and the Second World War trilogy Sword of Honour (–61).

Condition: Good. 3 different paperback books: Men At Arms and Officers and Gentlemen, 3rd printing, Oct ; a Handful of Dust and Decline and Fall, 9th printing, Sept ; Scoop and Put out More Flags, 3rd printing, Download Selected Works - Decline and Fall, Black Mischief, A Handful of Dust, Scoop, Put Out More Flags, Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh () and read Selected Works - Decline and Fall, Black Mischief, A Handful of Dust, Scoop, Put Out More Flags, Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh () online books in format PDF. Get also books in EPUB . In A Handful of Dust Waugh satirises the upper class, the mercantile class and the establishments (for example: the Church) using many effective literary devices which characterise most of his work. The novel is set in the s, and focuses on the breakdown of the marriage of Tony and Lady Brenda Last. Next: Decline & Fall. Comic novel. Loved it. Conclusion after Handful of Dust and Decline & Fall: the man was a masterful craftsman. The books are absolutely flawless IMO. The structure, pacing, character development, the weight he gives various aspects of the narrative — I didn’t notice a single wrong note.