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This review is from: Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder (Penguin Modern Classics) (Kindle Edition)
I hadn't read this novel for 30 years but it's still beautiful, sentimental, lyrical, and nostalgic for a time usurped by Hooper, and all the change he brought to post-war Britain and English society.
Superbly written, with exceptional dialogue, and beautifully narrated by Charles Ryder. If you have seen Jeremy Irons play the role in the world-class ITV series of 1981 you'll hear his voice echo throughout these pages.
The critics never regarded this as Waugh's best novel, but I disagree. It's his most enduring novel and a classic you can't ignore.