Daily Archives: August 1, 2013

29% done with Brideshead Revisited

‘How good it is to sit in the shade and talk of love.’

There is such a strange presence of decay in every corner of the novel. Even when things seem nice it’s always found out that some bit of art or architecture is a copy, periods and even epochs of history are all jumbled together, people close in age feel generations apart. Everyone is weary and longing for something they don’t know for.

It’s quite beautiful