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A handful of dust

Author: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: [London] : Penguin Books, 2018. ©1934
Series: Penguin English library.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beautiful Lady Brenda Last lives at Hetton Abbey, a crumbling Gothic monstrosity that is her husband Tony's pride and joy. Bored and restless after seven years of marriage, she drifts into an affair with a worthless young socialite. Abandoning the country for the glamorous yet shallow London scene, Brenda imagines divorce will bring happiness. Instead she and Tony feel lost and isolated - victims of the wreckless  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Waugh
ISBN: 0241341108 9780241341100
OCLC Number: 1014459742
Description: 232 pages : illustration ; 20 cm.
Series Title: Penguin English library.
Responsibility: Evelyn Waugh.

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Beautiful Lady Brenda Last lives at Hetton Abbey, a crumbling Gothic monstrosity that is her husband Tony's pride and joy. Bored and restless after seven years of marriage, she drifts into an affair with a worthless young socialite. Abandoning the country for the glamorous yet shallow London scene, Brenda imagines divorce will bring happiness. Instead she and Tony feel lost and isolated - victims of the wreckless times in which they live.

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