A Handful of Dust: Penguin Essentials

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A Handful of Dust: Penguin Essentials

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Author :   Evelyn Waugh
Publisher :   Penguin Books Ltd
ISBN :   9780241970553
Format :   Paperback
Pages :   320
Size (mm) :   181x111x19
Weight (g) :   176

A whole Gothic world had come to grief . . .'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... Read more
A whole Gothic world had come to grief . . .'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 . . .