A Handful Of Dust

Author: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141886374
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A Handful Of Dust from the Author: Evelyn Waugh. In his elegant, malicious prose, Evelyn Waugh satirizes British society as he saw it over three decades. From Work Suspended, where Plant, a writer of detective fiction, puts his incomplete novel in a drawer until such time as he can finish it (that is to say after the war), to Basil Seal Rides Again, in which the hero of Black Mischief defeats the children of the Sixties, these stories encompass much of the social milieu of the twentieth century. The volume also includes the fragment Charles Ryder's Schooldays, which sketches the background to the narrator of Brideshead Revisited.

In A Handful Of Dust

Author: Mindy McGinnis
Publisher: Harper Collins
ISBN: 0062198556
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In A Handful Of Dust from the Author: Mindy McGinnis. Fans of classic frontier survival stories, as well as readers of dystopian literature, will enjoy this futuristic story about an epic cross-country journey. In a Handful of Dust is set ten years after the first novel, Not a Drop to Drink, as a dangerous disease strikes the community where teenage Lucy lives. When her adoptive mother, Lynn, takes Lucy away from their home and friends in order to protect her, Lucy struggles to figure out what home means. During their journey west to find a new life, the two face nature’s challenges, including hunger, mountains, and deserts. New York Times bestselling author Michael Grant says Not a Drop to Drink is a debut “not to be missed,” and this companion title is full of Mindy McGinnis’s evocative, spare language matched with incredible drama and danger. In a Handful of Dust is perfect for fans of the Partials, Enclave, and Legend series.

A Handful Of Dust

Author: Tessa Barclay
Publisher: Severn House Publishers
ISBN: 9780727859198
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A Handful Of Dust from the Author: Tessa Barclay. Mystery.

A Handful Of Dust

Author: Charlotte Gardner
Publisher: Pegasus
ISBN: 9788131903322
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A Handful Of Dust from the Author: Charlotte Gardner. The Gardner's are one of the old Anglo-Indian families of India. A tale which describes about their growing up at the village with siblings, cousins, aunts and uncles. Ivan an orphan who lives at Chhaoni, the cantonment of Colonel William Lineaus Gardner. Gem and Chris, poor Anglo-Indians who are neither accepted nor rejected residing on the periphery of the village. The doctor who corrupts Gem and the accidental murder of Chris's father and his involvement with the dacoits who infest Manota. Alaida the beautiful woman who entices Ivan. Mira, The village masseuse, her daughter and grand daughter. The wolves, which stalked her and the husband who avenged her. Kasgunj to Darjeeling, British India to modern-day, grandeur to poverty and the Manota which drew them. A fortress with a claim to ancient history and several legends.

Novels By Evelyn Waugh

Author: Source Wikipedia
Publisher: University-Press.org
ISBN: 9781230484839
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Novels By Evelyn Waugh from the Author: Source Wikipedia. Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Commentary (novels not included). Pages: 19. Chapters: A Handful of Dust, Black Mischief, Brideshead Revisited, Decline and Fall, Helena (1950 novel), Love Among the Ruins. A Romance of the Near Future, Men at Arms (Evelyn Waugh), Put Out More Flags, Scoop (novel), Scott-King's Modern Europe, Sword of Honour, The Loved One, The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, The Temple at Thatch, Vile Bodies. Excerpt: Brideshead Revisited, The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder is a novel by English writer Evelyn Waugh, first published in 1945. Waugh wrote that the novel "deals with what is theologically termed 'the operation of Grace', that is to say, the unmerited and unilateral act of love by which God continually calls souls to Himself." This is achieved by an examination of the Roman Catholic aristocratic Marchmain family, as seen by the narrator, Charles Ryder. In various letters, Waugh himself refers to the novel a number of times as his magnum opus; however, in 1950 he wrote to Graham Greene saying "I re-read Brideshead Revisited and was appalled." In Waugh's preface to the 1959 revised edition of Brideshead the author explains the circumstances in which the novel was written, in the six months between December 1943 and June 1944 following a minor parachute accident. He is mildly disparaging of the novel, saying; "It was a bleak period of present privation and threatening disaster - the period of soya beans and Basic English - and in consequence the book is infused with a kind of gluttony, for food and wine, for the splendours of the recent past, and for rhetorical and ornamental language which now, with a full stomach, I find distasteful." In the United States, Brideshead Revisited was the Book of the Month Club selection for January 1946. In 2005, it was chosen by Time magazine as one of the one hundred best English-language...

A Handful Of Dust

ISBN: 9789785347814
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A Handful Of Dust from the Author: . Collection of 19 stories written by participants of 2013 Farafina Trust Creative Writing Workshop, hosted by Farafina Trust.

Fear In A Handful Of Dust

Author: Brian Garfield
Publisher: Head of Zeus
ISBN: 1784084476
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Fear In A Handful Of Dust from the Author: Brian Garfield. A mental patient escapes his institution in search of bloody vengeance. When rain falls on the mental hospital, Calvin Duggai knows it's time to leave. Institutionalized after he abandoned five men to die in the Mojave Desert, he has spent years planning escape and revenge. For months he has tunneled through the asylum's bathroom wall, waiting for a night when rain will cover his tracks. As water soaks the grounds of the silent institution, Duggai punches a hole in the stucco wall and creeps out onto the building's ledge. After a mistimed leap, he limps to the chain link fence with a cracked knee. As he scales the twelve-foot barbed-wire fence, he ignores the searing pain. The men who sent him away must be punished. Duggai has four doctors to kill.