Evelyn Waugh - Unconditional Surrender (First Edition)

Evelyn Waugh - Unconditional Surrender (First Edition)

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The final novel in Waugh’s trilogy Sword of Honour. Loosely based on Evelyn Waugh’s experiences during the Second World War, Unconditional Surrender follows the officer and outsider Guy Crouchback as he moves to London, working at desk jobs and troubled by cynicism. Before being to posted to Yugoslavia, he reconciles with his wife Virginia. Once in the Balkans, Crouchback is horrified by the Partisans he is sent to liaise with, confirming the doubts he harboured about the war. By the end of the novel, he recognises the futility of war and the illusory nature of heroism and morality. Waugh also uses Unconditional Surrender to satirise life in the British army. This copy is a First edition, first printing, and was published by Chapman & Hall in 1961.

Title: Unconditional Surrender

Author: Evelyn Waugh

Publisher: Chapman & Hall

Year Printed: 1961

Binding: Hardback

Condition: Good

Comments: As this is a vintage book, there is some damage to the spine, to the front cover and the back cover of the dust jacket. There is also staining to the top of the pages. There is also some minor damage to the spine, to the front cover and the back cover of the book. Otherwise, in good condition. Includes original dust jacket.


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