A Handful of Dust – Waugh, Evelyn

A Handful of Dust – Waugh, Evelyn

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Title: A Handful of Dust
Author: Waugh, Evelyn
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: New Directions, New York
Publication Date: 1945
Edition: New Directions Edition
Book Condition: VG+
D-j Condition: Fair

Comments: D-j pc’d and chipped. Bump on bottom of front board. Wear to headcap.

Synopsis: Laced with cynicism and truth, A Handful of Dust satirizes a certain stratum of English life where all the characters have money, but lack practically every other credential. Murderously urbane, it depicts the breakup of a marriage in the London gentry, where the errant wife suffers from terminal boredom, and becomes enamoured of a social parasite and professional luncheon-goer.

 

Description

Title: A Handful of Dust
Author: Waugh, Evelyn
Binding: Hardcover
Publisher: New Directions, New York
Publication Date: 1945
Edition: New Directions Edition
Book Condition: VG+
D-j Condition: Fair

Comments: D-j pc’d and chipped. Bump on bottom of front board. Wear to headcap.

Synopsis: Laced with cynicism and truth, A Handful of Dust satirizes a certain stratum of English life where all the characters have money, but lack practically every other credential. Murderously urbane, it depicts the breakup of a marriage in the London gentry, where the errant wife suffers from terminal boredom, and becomes enamoured of a social parasite and professional luncheon-goer.

 

Additional information

pa_author

Evelyn Waugh

pa_binding

Hardcover

pa_condition

VG+

pa_edition

New Directions Edition

pa_publicationdate

1945

pa_publisher

New Directions, New York

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