A Handful of Dust

A Handful of Dust

Evelyn Waugh

Language: English

Pages: 304

ISBN: 0316216267

Format: PDF / Kindle (mobi) / ePub


After seven years of marriage, the beautiful Lady Brenda Last has grown bored with life at Hetton Abbey, the Gothic mansion that is the pride and joy of her husband, Tony. She drifts into an affair with the shallow socialite John Beaver and forsakes Tony for the Belgravia set. In a novel that combines tragedy, comedy, and savage irony, Evelyn Waugh indelibly captures the irresponsible mood of the "crazy and sterile generation" between the wars.

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