The Brideshead Generation: Evelyn Waugh and His Friends

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Faber & Faber, 1990 - 523 pagine
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An account of the segment of English literary society which emerged between the wars and with hindsight, could be labelled The Brideshead Generation. The circle - all acquaintances of Evelyn Waugh - included Graham Greene, Nancy Mitford, Cyril Connolly, John Betjeman and Randolph Churchill.

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Recensione dell'utente  - stillatim - LibraryThing

Charming is the word here. Carpenter does an excellent job showing us what makes this crew (Greene, Green, Waugh, Connolly, Powell, Betjeman) so attractive, without denying the genuinely silly or ... Leggi recensione completa

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Fascinating, wide-ranging in its small focus, full of tidbits and nuggets about Waugh, Acton, Greene, Beaton and many more. One comes away thinking Waugh must have been a sad and difficult man. Leggi recensione completa

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