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The Resource A handful of dust, Evelyn Waugh ; with an introduction by William Boyd

A handful of dust, Evelyn Waugh ; with an introduction by William Boyd

Label
A handful of dust
Title
A handful of dust
Statement of responsibility
Evelyn Waugh ; with an introduction by William Boyd
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The break up of a London gentry marriage in which the errant wife suffers terminal boredom and becomes enamored of a social parasite
Member of
Summary
From sleepy rural England to decadent London and the jungles of Brazil, Waugh describes the fortunes of Lady Brenda Last and her husband Tony, as her infatuation with the man-about-town John Beaver leads to the break-up of her marriage
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
061251
Cataloging source
TEF
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1903-1966
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Waugh, Evelyn
Dewey number
823/.912
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6045.A97
LC item number
H3 2002
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Everyman's library
Series volume
252
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Aristocracy (Social class)
  • British
  • Country homes
  • Adultery
  • Satirical fiction
  • England
  • Brazil
Target audience
adult
Label
A handful of dust, Evelyn Waugh ; with an introduction by William Boyd
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Chapman and Hall, 1934
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page xxii-xxiii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
49604582
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxvii, 225 pages
Isbn
9780375414206
Lccn
2002283548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
A handful of dust, Evelyn Waugh ; with an introduction by William Boyd
Publication
Note
Originally published: London: Chapman and Hall, 1934
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (page xxii-xxiii)
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
49604582
Dimensions
21 cm.
Extent
xxxvii, 225 pages
Isbn
9780375414206
Lccn
2002283548
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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