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Brideshead revisited : the sacred and profane memories of Captain Charles Ryder /

The wellsprings of desire and the impediments to love come brilliantly into focus in Evelyn Waugh's masterpiece-a novel that immerses us in the glittering and seductive world of English aristocracy in the waning days of the empire. Through the story of Charles Ryder's entanglement with the...

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Main Author: Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966, (Author)
Format: Book
Published: New York, New York : Back Bay Books/Little, Brown and Company, 2012.
Edition:Reissue edition.
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Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • Prologue: Brideshead revisited
  • Book 1: Et In Arcadia Ego:
  • I meet Sebastian Flyte-and Anthony Blanche-I visit Brideshead for the first time
  • My cousin Jasper's grand remonstrance-a warning against charm-Sunday morning in Oxford
  • My father at home-Lady Julia Flyte
  • Sebastian at home-Lord Marchmain abroad
  • Autumn in Oxford-dinner with Rex Mottram and supper with Boy Mulcaster-Mr. Samgress-Lady Marchmain at home-Sebastian contra mundum
  • Book 2: Brideshead Deserted:
  • Samgrass revealed-I take leave of Brideshead-Rex revealed
  • Julia and Rex
  • Mulcaster and I in defense of our country-Sebastian abroad-I take leave of Marchmain House
  • Book 3: Twitch Upon The Thread:
  • Orphans of the storm
  • Private view-Rex Mottram at home
  • Fountain
  • Sebastian contra mundum
  • Lord Marchmain at home-death in the Chinese drawing room-purpose revealed
  • Epilogue: Brideshead revisited
  • Reading group guide.