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Decline and fall / Evelyn Waugh.

By: Waugh, Evelyn, 1903-1966
Material type: TextTextSeries: Everyman's library ; 156Publisher: New York : A.A. Knopf : Distributed by Random House, c1993Edition: 1 STDescription: xxxi, 185 p. ; 21 cmISBN: 067942041X; 9780679420415Subject(s): Boys -- Fiction | Teachers -- Fiction | Upper class -- Fiction | England -- FictionGenre/Form: Satire. | Humorous fiction.DDC classification: 823.912 LOC classification: PR6045.A97 | D4 1993Summary: Decline and Fall (1928) was Evelyn Waugh's immensely successful first novel, and it displays not only all of its author's customary satiric genius and flair for unearthing the ridiculous in human nature, but also a youthful willingness to train those weapons on any and every thing in his path. In this fractured picaresque comedy of the hapless Paul Pennyfeather stumbling from one disaster to another, Waugh manages the delicious task of skewering every aspect of the society in which he lived.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. xx-xxi).

Decline and Fall (1928) was Evelyn Waugh's immensely successful first novel, and it displays not only all of its author's customary satiric genius and flair for unearthing the ridiculous in human nature, but also a youthful willingness to train those weapons on any and every thing in his path. In this fractured picaresque comedy of the hapless Paul Pennyfeather stumbling from one disaster to another, Waugh manages the delicious task of skewering every aspect of the society in which he lived.

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