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handful of dust

Evelyn Waugh

handful of dust

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Published by Penguin Books in Harmondsworth .
Written in English


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StatementEvelyn Waugh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR"6045"A97"H3
The Physical Object
Pagination221 p.
Number of Pages221
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20445352M

'A Handful of Dust,' written during the break-up of his first marriage to Evelyn Gardiner ('She-Evelyn') is more personal and less comic, and more concerned with the consequences of the characters' lack of personal morality.


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