Brideshead Revisited

The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder : A Novel

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Ha scritto il 29/04/16
A novel without a purpose
This book has everything to make a good book: good writing, deep and well described characters, well depicted scenes, hooking plot but... when I closed the book I felt confused. What's the author trying to tell?It's strange: I enjoyed while reading ...Continua
Ha scritto il 27/01/11
Unfortunately, I can't connect with this author's style at this point of my life. I will give it a try at some other point.
Ha scritto il 10/11/08
Saw the BBC series of this when I was growing up, but never read the book. In retrospect the TV series was a very accurate representation of the book, and the images from it haunted me throughout my reading.
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Ha scritto il 11/09/06
Mostly good...
Really enjoyed the first 2/3 of the book, which compared well to the best F. Scott Fitzgerald works. But the religious conflict in the final third was dull and involved a lot of fatuous dialogue.

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Ha scritto il Aug 11, 2016, 19:14
The first of the three component books seemed to be the best. Would have liked a better ending. It seemed to me that this novel reflects the constraints of the time and social milieu of the author.

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