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Men at Arms (Sword of Honour series #1)

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Title:Men at Arms (Sword of Honour series #1)
Waugh, Evelyn (Arthur Evelyn St John)   
(7 of 14 for author by title)
Officers and Gentlemen (Sword of Honour series #2)
The Loved One. An Anglo-American Tragedy.
Published:   1952
Publisher:Chapman & Hall
Tags:fiction, military, satire, war, World War II, James Tait Black Memorial Prize

Volume 1 of Waugh's Sword of Honour trilogy. The other two volumes are Officers and Gentlemen & The End of the Battle (UK title Unconditional Surrender).

The novel is semi-autobiographical and reflects Waugh's experiences during the Second World War, while giving a satirical view of military bureaucracy. There is a strong religious element. [Suggest a different description.]

Pages:192 Info

Author Bio for Waugh, Evelyn (Arthur Evelyn St John)

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Arthur Evelyn St. John Waugh (28 October 1903—10 April 1966) was an English writer of novels, biographies and travel books. He was also a prolific journalist and reviewer of books. His most famous works include the early satires Decline and Fall (1928) and A Handful of Dust (1934), the novel Brideshead Revisited (1945) and the Second World War trilogy Sword of Honour (1952–61). Waugh is recognised as one of the great prose stylists of the English language in the 20th century.--Wikipedia.

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