2 edition of decline and fall of a good idea found in the catalog.
decline and fall of a good idea
New Democratic Party.
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||with an introd. by Michael S. Cross.|
|Contributions||Cross, Michael S., Co-operative Commonwealth Federation.|
|LC Classifications||JL197.N4 N48 1974|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||47 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||47|
|LC Control Number||77356542|
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"Decline and Fall is that all-too-rare phenomenon, a good nonsense novel. Its author has had the happy inspiration to take nothing seriously, and least of all himself. Its author has had the happy inspiration to take nothing seriously, and least of all by: Evelyn Waugh's "Decline and Fall" is one of my favorite books.
I bought my copy of it while staying in London and read it later while I was teaching English courses for a university. I sympathized with Paul Pennyfeather's awkward transition into a teaching role he didn't feel quite cut out for, and Waugh's wicked sense of humor was right up my /5(57).
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Whereas the latter left me utterly disappointed - to the point I left that book half-read - this novel turned out to be far more brilliant than I thought/5.
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