Based partly on his experience working for the Daily Mail. Waugh scooped a story on Mussolini's invasion of Abyssinia.
1945. Full title: 'Brideshead Revisited, The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder'.
It is included in Modern Library List of Best 20th-Century Novels, and Time Magazine's 100 Best English-language Novels from 1923 to 2005. The title is an allusion to T. S. Eliot's 1922 poem The Waste Land.
A social satire that employs the author's characteristic black humour in lampooning various features of British society in the 1920s.
Satirises decadent young London society between World War I and World War II. The title comes from the Epistle to the Philippians 3:21.
Brideshead Revisited, 1945
English novelist, biographer and travel writer (1903-1966)