After finishing off Inherent Vice I wanted to read something different then the sorts of books I usually read and my dad had been talking a lot about this Brideshead Revisited for a while so I thought I'd give it a read. I mean, I've never read these books where there are rich English people and the richer ones have a real big house, it was time to try them out.
I had seen these newer Evelyn Waugh paperback editions with these attractive illustrated covers so I was getting excited to be seen with such a good looking book on the subway.
Oh, but joke was on me! Dad bought his copy (see, I asked to borrow his copy, that's what's going on here) when the recent movie was in the theater so I got the movie poster edition. Oh man! So I spent a few weeks looking like a guy that picks his movies by what's at the multiplex...the multiplex that reserves a screen or two for Merchant Ivory-y films.
But for real, this was a good book full of good writing and good plot and good insights and such. What more can I say? Man, I am so short on why-a-book-is-good explaining words and sentences. Oh well.