Waugh, Evelyn Vile Bodies

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Vile Bodies

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The bright young things of Mayfair exercise their inventive minds and "vile bodies" in every kind of capricious escapade in this story. The characters are an assortment of those inhabiting the social domain that lies between Park Lane and Bond Street.

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A story of youth, scandal, vice and romance from the author of Brideshead Revisited

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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 Waugh was commissioned in the Royal Marines and later transferred to the Royal Horse Guards, experiences which informed his Sword of Honour trilogy (1952-61). His most famous novel, Brideshead Revisited (1945), was written while on leave from the army. Waugh died in 1966.

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