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The sword of honour trilogy

Author: Evelyn Waugh
Publisher: New York : Knopf : Distributed by Random House, 1994.
Series: Everyman's library, no. 173.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This trilogy of novels about World War II, largely based on his own experiences as an army officer, is the crowning achievement of Evelyn Waugh's career. Its central character is Guy Crouchback, head of an ancient but decayed Catholic family, who at first discovers new purpose in the challenge to defend Christian values against Nazi barbarism, but then gradually finds the complexities and cruelties of war too much  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
War stories
Historical fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Evelyn Waugh
ISBN: 0679431365 9780679431367
OCLC Number: 31070298
Credits: Evelyn Waugh; with an introduction by Frank Kermode.
Description: xlix, 710 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Men at arms --
Officers and gentlemen --
Unconditional surrender.
Series Title: Everyman's library, no. 173.
Other Titles: Men at arms.
Officers and gentlemen.
Unconditional surrender.
Responsibility: Evelyn Waugh ; with an introduction by Frank Kermode.

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"This trilogy of novels about World War II, largely based on his own experiences as an army officer, is the crowning achievement of Evelyn Waugh's career. Its central character is Guy Crouchback, head of an ancient but decayed Catholic family, who at first discovers new purpose in the challenge to defend Christian values against Nazi barbarism, but then gradually finds the complexities and cruelties of war too much for him"--Publisher website (August 2007).

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