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A Handful of Dust (1988) - Charles Sturridge | Synopsis, Characteristics, Moods, Themes and Related | AllMovie
Based on a novel by Evelyn Waugh, Handful of Dust is set amongst Britain's aristocracy of the 1930s. | THEMES: Crumbling Marriages . Class Differences . Infidelity . Death of a Child . Escape to South America . Insanity
10 Literary Authors Who Illustrated Their Own Work
Evelyn Waugh Waugh’s first published novel came complete with the author’s own illustrations in pen and ink, the above being only the first of many. At the time, The Guardian called the book “a great lark; its author has an agreeable sense of comedy and characterisation, and the gift of writing smart and telling conversation, while his drawings are quite in tune with the spirit of the tale.”
Philip Jones Griffith: This group of school children with their teacher waiting to board a bus. Liverpool, Great Britain, England. 1952 Liverpudlians have always expressed an intensity rarely seen on other faces. When Evelyn Waugh described people like this in his novels, he was accused of fantasy.