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Decline and Fall (1928)
by Evelyn Waugh
20th Century Literature (304)
Academia in Fiction (68)
Read This Next (82)
First Novels (105)
Architecture in fiction (131)
Biggest Disappointments (419)
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0316926078, Paperback)Subtitled "A Novel of Many Manners, " Evelyn Waugh's notorious first novel lays waste the "heathen idol" of British sportsmanship, the cultured perfection of Oxford, and the inviolable honor codes of the English gentleman.
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Sent down in outrageous circumstances, Paul Pennyfeather is the new schoolmaster at Llanabba Castle. His colleagues are an assortment of misfits, rascals & fools. Sports day arrives, & as the farce unfolds & the young run riot, no one is safe.
2 editions of this book were published by Penguin Australia.
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