Brideshead Revisited (1945)

"Brideshead Revisited" is a novel by Evelyn Waugh, published in 1945. It is a nostalgicically-charged work that tells the story of Charles Ryder, a young man who becomes involved with the aristocratic Flyte family and their ancestral home, Brideshead Castle. The novel explores themes of love, loss, and the passage of time, and it is known for its portrayal of the declining social and cultural influence of the English aristocracy in the aftermath of World War II. It has received widespread critical acclaim for its portrayal of the complex relationships between its characters and its depiction of the social and cultural changes of the time period.
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