A tie-in edition to accompany the BBC adaptation starring Jack Whitehall, broadcasting in spring 2017.
Ronald Knox - priest, classicist and brilliant, prolific writer - was one of the outstanding men of letters of his time. The renowned Oxford chaplain was a friend of figures such as G. K. Chesterton and Hilaire Belloc, and was known for his caustic wit and spiritual wisdom.
In the years following the First World War a new generation emerges, wistful and vulnerable beneath the glitter. The Bright Young Things of twenties Mayfair, with their paradoxical mix of innocence and sophistication, exercise their hedonistic whims and vile bodies in every kind of capricious escapade. In a quest for treasure, a favourite party occupation, a vivid assortment of characters hunt fast and furiously for ever greater sensations and the fulfilment of unconscious desires.
One of Waugh's most exuberant comedies, Scoop is a brilliantly irreverent satire of Fleet Street and its hectic pursuit of hot news.
This disquieting, sharply comic novel recounts a period of mental breakdown in the life of Gilbert Pinfold, an established novelist of mature years.
The third book in Waugh's satirical wartime trilogy, Sword of Honour.
The second volume of Waugh's masterful trilogy, Sword of Honour.
The first book in Evelyn Waugh's satirical trilogy on the Second World War.
Evelyn Waugh's third novel, Black Mischief is a witty satirical novel set in the fictional empire of Azania.
Twenty new titles in the much-loved and hugely successful Penguin English Library series.
Evelyn Waugh's hilarious and deadly serious 1942 satire on the 'phoney war'.
The most nostalgic and reflective of Evelyn Waugh's novels, Brideshead Revisited looks back to the golden age before the Second World War.