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Evelyn Waugh and the Secrets of Brideshead. UK 2010, 368 pp., brochure, € 13.99Kostenloser Versand ab 25 Euro Bestellwert.
As much as this is a biography of Evelyn Waugh, it is also the biography of the family that inspired his best-known novel, »Brideshead Revisited«. The product of a middle-class upbringing and a middling public school, Waugh's experience at Oxford was an awakening. There, he fell in with a sophisticated crowd that had at its center the glamorous Hugh Lygon, ... Weiterlesen