Modern Classics Decline And Fall Centennial Edition by Evelyn WaughModern Classics Decline And Fall Centennial Edition by Evelyn Waugh

Modern Classics Decline And Fall Centennial Edition

byEvelyn WaughForeword byDavid BradshawEditorDavid Bradshaw

Mass Market Paperback | August 26, 2003

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Sent down from Oxford in outrageous circumstances, Paul Pennyfeather is oddly surprised to find himself qualifying for the position of schoolmaster at Llanabba Castle. His colleagues are an assortment of misfits, rascals and fools, including Prendy (plagued by doubts) and Captain Grimes, who is always in the soup (or just plain drunk). Then Sports Day arrives, and with it the delectable Margot Beste-Chetwynde, floating on a scented breeze. As the farce unfolds and the young run riot, no one is safe, least of all Paul.
Evelyn Waugh was born in Hampstead in 1903 and educated at Hertford College, Oxford. In 1928 he published his first novel, Decline and Fall, which was soon followed by Vile Bodies, Black Mischief (1932), A Handful of Dust (1934) and Scoop (1938). During these years he also travelled extensively and converted to Catholicism. In 1939 Wau...
Title:Modern Classics Decline And Fall Centennial EditionFormat:Mass Market PaperbackDimensions:256 pages, 7.1 × 4.4 × 0.6 inPublished:August 26, 2003Publisher:Penguin UkLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0141187484

ISBN - 13:9780141187488

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Date published: 2017-01-26