Unconditional Surrender Author:Evelyn Waugh The conclusion of "Men at Arms" and "Officers and Gentlemen." — Guy Crouchback has lost his Halberdier idealism. A desk job in London gives him the chance of reconciliation with his former wife. Then, in Yugoslavia, as a liaison officer with the Partisans, he finally becomes aware of the futility of a war he once saw in terms of honor. — "Waugh's ... more »characters have inexorably established themselves among the enduring fictions... In this respect Waugh is in direct line with Shakespeare and Dickens."
--Clive James in "The New York Review of Books"« less