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Guy Crouchback has lost his Halberdier idealism. A desk job in London gives him the chance of reconciliation with his former wife. Then, in Yugoslavia, as a liaison officer with the partisans, he finally becomes aware of the futility of a war he once saw in terms of honour.

©1961 Evelyn Waugh (P)2015 Hachette Audio

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  • Nicholas P.
  • 09-11-17

exceptional

again Christian Rodska delivers an exceptional rendition that should serve as a benchmark for all readers and producers.

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  • S. L. BESFORD-FOSTER
  • 03-31-17

Great story: brilliant narration

Waugh's story captures the fine details of wartime military life and the strange perspective of the British upper classes in well crafted writing. Delivered by Christian Rodska in a brilliant narration - the best I have heard from over 200 books in my collection.