Vile Bodies

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Written By: Evelyn Waugh

Written By: Emilia FoxTobias MenziesNathaniel Parker

Length:4 hours and 42 min.

Customer Rating :2.5

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Audiobook Summary:A unique three-person reading. Vile Bodies is both a celebration of the hedonism of the young and a warning to those who believe that their licence to indulge is infinite and unquestionable. A whole host of characters are introduced throughout Waugh's thought-provoking and often highly satirical story, which follows protagonist Adam through the perils and pitfalls of securing his marriage to Nina Blount, his fiancee. Roll on an eccentric (verging on senile) father-in-law-to-be; parties at 10 Downing Street; a soiree in a Zeppelin; high times at Shepheard's hotel, where wine is always flowing; and the shocking and brilliant misbehaviour of Miss Agatha Runcible, who eventually finds drag racing a little "too, too, sick-making!" Not without pathos and serious undertones, Waugh works a winning formula to produce an accomplished and mature "funny" novel.