With his novel, Evelyn Waugh takes us into the british Post-war society . With the naive Charles we discover the frivolity and shallowness of a world, of a unique social class, which is close to dissapearing. At the same time, Charles’s relation with Mairchman family get us acquaint with each and every one of their dramas, which end up becoming Charle and Julia’s (a young, impulsive girl) own ones. Brideshead revisited is a book in which the author, full of nostalgia for a lost epoch, roughly and honestly shows us the human misery of such society’s lives; that at the end, desperately look for peace that only forgiveness and mercy can give.
Retorno a Brideshead - Evelyn Waugh-