WAUGH, Evelyn

Brideshead Revisited

Evelyn Waugh, in this his most famous novel, shows his fascination by both the Catholic faith and the English aristocracy. It is narrated by the architectural painter Charles Ryder who befriends Sebastian...

Remote people

A diary of the journey that the author started in October 1930 to Ethiopia, as a correspondent of The Times newspaper for the coronation of Emperor Haile Selassie, and then continued through various African...

Scoop

This is a funny, but at the same time thoughtful and cynical novel about journalism in the thirties of the twentieth century, coinciding with the fashion of reporters on the hunt for news and the emergence...

A Handful of Dust

This is a light-hearted jibe at the mores of British high society between the wars, the story set in 1930’s Victorian England. Even though it deals with tragedy, deceit and despair, the story is told with...

Ronald Knox

Knox is the son of an Anglican bishop in UK, one of the most brilliant students at Eton and Oxford, an extraordinary teacher and friend to colleagues and students. He converted to catholicism in 1917, and...

Elena

Novel about the life of St. Helena, mother of roman emperor Constantine.
This is not a biography: as the author says in the introduction, the historical data from Helena's life is so scarce, that...