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The Sword of Honour Trilogy 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 Yet, Though Often Somber, The Sword Of Honour Trilogy Is Also A Brilliant Comedy, Peopled By The Fantastic Figures So Familiar From Waugh S Early Satires The Deepest Pleasures These Novels Afford Come From Observing A Great Satiric Writer Employ His Gifts With Extraordinary Subtlety, Delicacy, And Human Feeling, For Purposes That Are Ultimately Anything But Satiric.


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10 thoughts on “The Sword of Honour Trilogy

  1. says:

    Many literary careers are doomed to go on slightly longer than they should, and to outlive the author s original engrossing talent.So concludes Christopher Hitchens, in a 2003 Atlantic article titled Evelyn Waugh The Permanent Adolescent , reprinted in his collection of essays, Arguably Actually, t


  2. says:

    Evelyn Waugh did not have a good war as a soldier however he was able to transmute his uncomfortable personal experience into something wonderful Through Guy Crouchback, the detached observer and would be knight, who mistakenly believes his private honour will be satisfied by war, Evelyn Waugh perfectly c


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    This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here There is something fundamentally wrong with these books referred to here as SOH so I don t have to keep misspelling honour over and over , and I am not sure I can say exactly what that is, but I felt somewhat soiled after reading the


  4. says:

    An immensely entertaining and thought provoking account of one man s experience in WWII Despite Guy Crouchback s thinly veiled fictional version of Evelyn Waugh best efforts to do his part to he is destined to always be on the periphery of the war Contributing, but not very heroically Even when he finds himself in the


  5. says:

    The dystopian and satirical world of and unprepared England World War IIIf this were just a review of the ineffective, jaundiced, sarcastic snobbish, effete England portrayed by Evelyn Waugh throughout the Sword of Honor Trilogy, this would be a 4 star review It is depressing when it is not negative when it seems to fail to s


  6. says:

    In my opinion, the masterwork of 20th century English fiction Brideshead lent itself to million dollar TV adaptation, but the books Men At Arms , Officers And Gentlemen , and Unconditional Surrender are almost too good for TV or screen There was a fine and now lost TV version in the 60s, with Edward Woodward as Crouchback, and host


  7. says:

    This is Evelyn Waugh s final edited version of the Sword of Honour trilogy If you re interested in reading the trilogy, you really should read this version, as the book is really one long, continuous story with the same characters throug...


  8. says:

    An incredible achievement as a work of art What a cast of characters and story, across the Second World War, from the outbreak to the end.


  9. says:

    An interesting take on the British experience of World War Two and also of Anglo Catholicism by the author of Brideshead Revisited Recommended to me by one of my high school teachers who had lived the same sort of muddled war time experience A good parallel to Antho...


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    Waugh s Final WordsEssentially, this is Waugh s swansong three novels about the adventures of his quasi autobiographical hero, Guy Crouchback, in the Second World War, gathered together by him and edited into a single volume at the end of his life This is a compendium of my separatereviews of the individual volumes as I read them, followed by a brief considera


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