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Vile Bodies

In the years following the First World War a new generation emerges, wistful and vulnerable beneath the glitter. The Bright Young Things of 'twenties Mayfair, with their paradoxical mix of innocence and sophistication, exercise their inventive minds and vile bodies in every kind of capricious escapade.
Vile Bodies
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Part of the fabulous new hardback library of 24 Evelyn Waugh books, publishing in chronological order over the coming year. The books have an elegant new jacket and text design. In the years following the First World War a new generation emerges, wistful and vulnerable beneath the glitter. The Bright Young Things of 'twenties Mayfair, with their paradoxical mix of innocence and sophistication, exercise their inventive minds and vile bodies in every kind of capricious escapade. In a quest for treasure, a favourite party occupation, a vivid assortment of characters hunt fast and furiously for ever greater sensations and the fulfilment of unconscious desires.
Evelyn Waugh was born in Hampstead in 1903. His first novel, Decline and Fall, was published in 1928 and it was soon followed by: Vile Bodies (1930), Black Mischief (1932), A Handful of Dust (1934) and Scoop (1938). He travelled extensively and continued to write, winning many prestigious literary awards. Brideshead Revisited was first published in 1945. Evelyn Waugh died in 1966.
The high point of the experimental, original Waugh Malcolm Bradbury This brilliantly funny, anxious and resonant novel ... the difficult edgy guide to the turn of the decade. Richard Jacobs
Author
Evelyn Waugh
Publisher
Penguin Books Ltd
Year
2011
ISBN-10
0141193433
ISBN-13
9780141193434
Format
Hardcover
Imprint
Penguin Classics
Place of Publication
London
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
DEWEY
823.912
Birth
1903
Death
1966
Media
Book
Pages
288
Language
English
Short Title
VILE BODIES
Residence
US
Publication Date
2011-05-26
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