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A modern version of Voltaire's satitical CANDIDE, DECLINE AND FALL follows the adventures of the hapless Paul Pennyfeather as he is swept up in the sinister affairs of the glamorous Lady Metroland. Published in 1928, Evelyn Waugh's first novel is a surrealistic comedy of manners and a sardonic commentary on fashionable life in the 1920s
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'The funniest book I have ever read' (Julian Symons The Times)
His first, most perfect novel ... a ruthlessly comic plot(John Mortimer Guardian) Book Description:
The many adventures of Paul Pennyfeather - Waugh's first exploration of Oxford student life
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Book Description Hardcover. Condition: Brand New. New. Seller Inventory # A31357
Book Description Everyman, 1993. Hardcover. Condition: New. Brand New!. Seller Inventory # VIB1857151569
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