A Handful Of Dust

Evelyn Waugh's classic portrait of a society marriage brought low by a tawdry affair, abridged by Sally Marmion.

Oliver Milburn reads one of Evelyn Waugh's wittiest and most devastating novels.

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0120061211

Evelyn Waugh's classic portrait of a society marriage brought low by a tawdry affair, abridged by Sally Marmion.

Oliver Milburn reads one of Evelyn Waugh's wittiest and most devastating novels.The beautiful Lady Brenda seems content in her hideous country house, but the arrival of an uninvited guest is about to undermine her certainties.

0220061212

Lady Brenda makes an heroic effort to entertain an unexpected house guest, Mr Beaver - and finds herself unexpectedly rewarded.

0320061213

Brenda goes up to town - and stays there.

0420061214

Tony's decision to surprise his beloved Brenda in town backfires spectacularly.

0520061215

Princess Abdul Akbar arrives at Hetton - but only John Andrew is bewitched.

The attractions of the Pigstanton hunt prove even more beguiling and dangerous.

0620061218

News of John Andrew's death in a hunting accident is finally relayed to Brenda - and prompts her to a fateful decision.

07And Three's A Crowd20061219

The appearance of wan-faced Winnie with her mother compromises Tony's effort to produce evidence of infidelity at the seaside.

0820061220

Tony goes in search of solace and a lost city in the jungles of Brazil.

0920061221

As Tony vanishes further into the jungle, Brenda's London life is losing its glamour.

10 LAST20061222

Alone and fevered in the Brazilian jungle, Tony's salvation lies in Mr Todd - a man who loves Dickens.