Book Reviews of Brideshead Revisited

Brideshead Revisited
Author: Evelyn Waugh
ISBN: 8041
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Book Type: Hardcover
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A classic.

"The story of the Marchmains, as told by Captain Charles Ryder, who revisited their home, Brideshead, in the war years. It is the story of exquisite, appealing Sebastian who drank to escape bondage to his mother; of Julia who defied church and family by her marriage; and of Ryder himself, drawn irrisistably within the vortex of this extraordinary family. It is a story of the strain that faith may put on different temperaments, of how thin its thread may be for some, and of how strong it is in the lives of others."