Title Brideshead Revisited : The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
Binding Softcover; Trade PB
Book Condition Very Good-
Publisher Boston Little, Brown & Company c1945,1982
0316926345 / 9780316926348
Seller ID 5886
351 pages; No spine creases, covers creased and edgeworn especially at top rear corner, page edges lightly yellowed and soiled; interior pages clean, none loose.; Cover images are from the Granada Television/ WNET television series starring Anthony Andrews and Jeremy Irons. ' This novel was recently selected by 'Time Magazine' as one of the one hundred best English-language novels written from 1923 to the present.; "This is my favorite novel, second only to The Diary of the Provincial Lady," writes Holly H. of the ATS and AT and DES discussion groups. "I can't help but love the narrator Charles Ryder and the members of theMarchmain family. Charles is the quintessential looker-on who faithfully records a glorious lost past and grace that was England before World War II, as personified by the Marchmain family, in particular. This is the story of his love for two of the wealthy Catholic children, the innocent yet dissolute Lord Sebastian and the ultimately disconsolate Lady Julia. They are surrounded by memorable characters of the first order. One of the greatest literary pleasures of my life is discovering this gem of a novel and re-reading it on an annual basis. I highly recommend it to you."
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