"This trilogy spanning World War II, based in part on Evelyn Waugh's own experiences as an army officer, is the author's surpassing achievement as a novelist. Its central character is Guy Crouchback, head of an ancient but decayed Catholic family, who at first discovers new purpose in the challenge to defend Christian values against Nazi barbarism, but then gradually finds the complexities and cruelties of war overwhelming. Though often somber, Sword of Honor is also a brilliant comedy, peopled by the fantastic figures so ...

Sword of Honor 2012, Back Bay Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316216692

Trade paperback

Sword of Honor 2012, Little Brown and Company, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316216685