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A Handful of Dust

A Handful of Dust
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Manufacturer: Back Bay Books
Release date: 1 September 1999
ISBN-10 : 0316926051 | ISBN-13: 9780316926058
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""Devoted to his wife, Brenda, his son, John Andrew, and to Hetton, his very ugly neo-Gothic homestead, Tony Last will lose all three. As his name is always announcing, Last lives at the end of a dying age, the brittle, exhausted 1930s, when England, at least Waugh's England, is a place where Brenda can throw herself at the feet of a childish lover and where Last can discard his life on an absurd caprice. Waugh's own marriage was disintegrating when he wrote this, and his unhappiness led him into"