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Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Ben Miles, Jeremy Bamber, Eleanor Bron and Edward Petherbridge on CD (Abridged)

Brideshead Revisited written by Evelyn Waugh performed by Ben Miles, Jeremy Bamber, Eleanor Bron and Edward Petherbridge on CD (Abridged)£29.99  -  £39.99

This is a full-cast dramatisation of Evelyn Waugh's classic story of a lost golden age. In 1944 Captain Charles Ryder travels with a company of soldiers to Brideshead. He has been there before, and the great house serves as a potent reminder of the decadent, stylish lifestyle now destroyed by the austerity ...

Evelyn Waugh - The Spoken Word written by British Library performed by Evelyn Waugh on CD (Abridged)

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ISBN:  9780712305464
Genre - Main:  Non-Fiction
Genre - Specific:  Biography
Duration:  66 mins
Length:  Abridged
Author:  British Library
Performer 1:  Evelyn Waugh
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Waugh was widley regarded as the most brilliant satrical novelist of his day. Drawing on previously unpublished BBC broadcasts from a period of over 25 years, this CD presents Waugh in some of his most significant radio appearences. The recordings range from the earliest surviving example of Waugh's ...

voice, dating from 1938, to a speech given at the Royal Society of Literature in 1963, just three years before he died.

We hear the writer as a 35 year old, ten years into his first flush of literary success; as a middle aged man who abhorred post-war society; and as a venerated old master. Includes an introductory booklet.

Track listing 1. Up to London 2. Undergraduate Summer (extract) 3. Half in Love with Easeful Death 4. Frankly Speaking 5. Speech at the Royal Society of Literature

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