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Af Evelyn Waugh (2008)
En katolsk engelsk aristokratisk families undergang, skildret ved et tilbageblik på mellemkrigsårene af Charles Ryder, der som studerende i Oxford blev ven med en søn af familien
Emneord familien historie
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Af Evelyn Waugh (2012)
Summary: Charles Ryder, a lonely student at Oxford, is captivated by the outrageous and decadent Sebastian Flyte. Invited to Brideshead, Sebastian�s magnificent family home, Charles welcomes the attentions of its eccentric, artistic inhabitants the Marchmains, becoming infatuated with them and the life of privilege they inhabit � in particular, with Sebastian�s remote sister, Julia. But, as duty and desire, faith and happiness come into conflict, and the Marchmains struggle to find their place in a changing world, Charles eventually comes to recognize his spiritual and social distance from them