{Free Prime} Vile Bodies (Penguin Modern Classics) (English Edition)Author Evelyn Waugh – Bilb-weil.de

It may shock you, but it will make you laugh New York TimesA wickedly witty and iridescent novel TIMEA hectic piece of savage satireI laughed until I was driven out of the roomVS Pritchett, The SpectatorEvelyn Waugh is a satirist, no doubt, but not a skeptic, for he believes, and proves, that amusement can be depriced from the most unpromising material, from people, that is, whose one occupation in life is the quest for amusement, people who give and attend parties Saturday ReviewA savage study in public and private moralsIt is uproarious It is also ferociousJohn K Hutchens, New York TimesWonderfully funnyJessica Mitford, LIFEBritains Great Gatsby Stephen FryEvelyn Waughs acidly funny and formally daring satire, Vile Bodies reveals the darkness and vulnerability that lurks beneath the glittering surface of the high lifeIn the years following the First World War a new generation emerges, wistful and vulnerable beneath the glitter The Bright Young Things of twenties Mayfair, with their paradoxical mix of innocence and sophistication, exercise their inventive minds and vile bodies in every kind of capricious escapade whether promiscuity, dancing, cocktail parties or sports cars In a quest for treasure, a favourite party occupation, a vivid assortment of characters, among them the struggling writer Adam Fenwick Symes and the glamorous, aristocratic Nina Blount, hunt fast and furiously for ever greater sensations and the fulfilment of unconscious desiresIf you enjoyed Vile Bodies, you might like Waughs A Handful of Dust, also available in Penguin Modern ClassicsThe high point of the experimental, original WaughMalcolm Bradbury, Sunday TimesThis brilliantly funny, anxious and resonant novel the difficult edgy guide to the turn of the decadeRichard JacobsIt may shock you, but it will make you laugh New York TimesA wickedly witty and iridescent novel TIMEA hectic piece of savage satireI laughed until I was driven out of the roomVS Pritchett, The SpectatorEvelyn Waugh is a satirist, no doubt, but not a skeptic, for he believes, and proves, that amusement can be depriced from the most unpromising material, from people, that is, whose one occupation in life is the quest for amusement, people who give and attend parties Saturday ReviewA savage study in public and private moralsIt is uproarious It is also ferociousJohn K Hutchens, New York TimesWonderfully funnyJessica Mitford, LIFEBritains Great Gatsby Stephen FryEvelyn Waughs acidly funny and formally daring satire, Vile Bodies reveals the darkness and vulnerability that lurks beneath the glittering surface of the high lifeIn the years following the First World War a new generation emerges, wistful and vulnerable beneath the glitter The Bright Young Things of twenties Mayfair, with their paradoxical mix of innocence and sophistication, exercise their inventive minds and vile bodies in every kind of capricious escapade whether promiscuity, dancing, cocktail parties or sports cars In a quest for treasure, a favourite party occupation, a vivid assortment of characters, among them the struggling writer Adam Fenwick Symes and the glamorous, aristocratic Nina Blount, hunt fast and furiously for ever greater sensations and the fulfilment of unconscious desiresIf you enjoyed Vile Bodies, you might like Waughs A Handful of Dust, also available in Penguin Modern ClassicsThe high point of the experimental, original WaughMalcolm Bradbury, Sunday TimesThis brilliantly funny, anxious and resonant novel the difficult edgy guide to the turn of the decadeRichard Jacobs


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