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Publisher Description

Expelled from Oxford for indecent behaviour, Paul Pennyfeather is oddly unsurprised to find himself qualifying for the position of schoolmaster at Llanabba Castle. Hi colleagues are an assortment of misfits, including Prendy (plagued by doubts) and captain Grimes, who is always in the soup (or just plain drunk). Then Sports Day arrives, and with it the delectable Margot Beste-Chetwynde, floating on a scented breeze. As the farce unfolds and the young run riot, no one is safe, least of all Paul. Taking its title from Edward Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, Evelyn Waugh's first, funniest novel immediately caught the ear of the public with his account of an ingénu abroad in the decadent confusion of 1920s high society.

GENRE
Fiction
NARRATOR
MM
Michael Maloney
LENGTH
05:38
hr min
RELEASED
2015
November 5
PUBLISHER
Little, Brown Book Group
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
262
MB

Customer Reviews

Westwalian ,

Excellent

Superb reading by Michael Maloney. Many different voices and they all seem perfect . Hugely enjoyable.

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