Brideshead Revisited by Evelyn Waugh

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Brideshead Revisited, The Sacred & Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder is a novel by the English writer Evelyn Waugh, first published in 1945. Waugh wrote that the novel "deals with what is theologically termed 'the operation of Grace', that is to say, the unmerited and unilateral act of love by which God continually calls souls to Himself". This is achieved by an examination of the Catholic aristocratic Marchmain family, as seen by the narrator, Charles Ryder.

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  3. - 74th on Radcliffe's 100 Best Novels (Radcliffe Publishing Course)
  4. - 80th on The Modern Library | 100 Best Novels (Modern Library)
  5. - 111th on The Novel 100: A Ranking of the Greatest Novels of All Time (The Novel 100)
  6. - The 75 Best Books of the Past 75 Years (Parade Magazine)
  7. - 100 Books to Read in a Lifetime (Amazon.com (UK))
  8. - TIME Magazine All Time 100 Novels (TIME Magazine)

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