A Handful Of Dust

Author: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: Little Brown
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A Handful Of Dust from the Author: Evelyn Waugh. Evelyn Waugh's 1934 novel is a bitingly funny vision of aristocratic decadence in England between the wars. It tells the story of Tony Last, who, to the irritation of his wife, is inordinately obsessed with his Victorian Gothic country house and life. When Lady Brenda Last embarks on an affair with the worthless John Beaver out of boredom with her husband, she sets in motion a sequence of tragicomic disasters that reveal Waugh at his most scathing. The action is set in the brittle social world recognizable from Decline and Fall and Vile Bodies, darkened and deepened by Waugh's own experience of sexual betrayal. As Tony is driven by the urbane savagery of this world to seek solace in the wilds of the Brazilian jungle, "A Handful of Dust" demonstrates the incomparably brilliant and wicked wit of one of the twentieth century's most accomplished novelists.

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: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141886374
Size: 60.29 MB
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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.

A Handful Of Dust

Author: David Plowden
Publisher: W. W. Norton
ISBN: 9780393060331
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A Handful Of Dust from the Author: David Plowden. Collects photographs of discarded commercial and industrial centers, small towns, and farms, in a volume of duotone portraits of deserted main streets, crumbling facades, and abandoned buildings.

Love In A Handful Of Dust

Author: Kirk Ramdath
Publisher: Frontenac House
ISBN: 1897181477
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Love In A Handful Of Dust from the Author: Kirk Ramdath.

Scoop

Author: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141907177
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Scoop from the Author: Evelyn Waugh. Lord Copper, newspaper magnate and proprietor of the Daily Beast, has always prided himself on his intuitive flair for spotting ace reporters. That is not to say he has not made the odd blunder, however, and may in a moment of weakness make another.Acting on a dinner-party tip from Mrs Algernon Smith, he feels convinced that he has hit on just the chap to cover a promising little war in the African Republic of Ishmaelia. One of Waugh's most exuberant comedies, Scoop is a brilliantly irreverentsatire of Fleet Street and its hectic pursuit of hot news.

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.

Fear In A Handful Of Dust

Author: Gary A. Braunbeck
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ISBN: 9781592246038
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Fear In A Handful Of Dust from the Author: Gary A. Braunbeck. FEAR IN A HANDFUL OF DUST both is and isn't a book of film and fiction writing commentaries; yes, you'll find several reviews and (hopefully intelligent) analyses in here, but a format like that can quickly grow wearisome and repetitive ...so I've decided to take it a couple of steps ...well, let's say sideways: one's reaction to horror movies and literature is a highly subjective and personal thing, emphasis on the latter term. Consider this to be a thinly-disguised autobiography by means of reflections about movies, books, and writing. It's not enough for someone to simply say, 'I liked it, ' or 'I really hated it'; those are not opinions in and of themselves, they are prefaces to opinions. To qualify as actual opinions, they must be followed by reasons why, and in order for you to understand the reasons why, you have to understand something about the person giving the opinion. -- Gary A. Braunbec

A Handful Of Dust

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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.