Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead

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A terrifically engaging and original biography about one of England's greatest novelists, and the glamorous, eccentric, debauched and ultimately tragic family that provided him with the most significant friendships of his life and inspired his masterpiece, "Brideshead Revisited". Evelyn Waugh was already famous when "Brideshead Revisited" was published in 1945. Written at the height of the war, the novel was, he admitted, of no 'immediate propaganda value'. Instead, it was the story of a household, a family and a journey ...

Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead 2011, Harper Perennial

ISBN-13: 9780060881313

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Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead 2010, HarperTorch, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780060881306

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Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead 2010, HarperPress, London

ISBN-13: 9780007243778

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Mad World: Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead 2009, HarperPress, London

ISBN-13: 9780007243761

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