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  • Paperback
  • 256
  • Men at Arms
  • Evelyn Waugh
  • English
  • 10 October 2019
  • 9780141185736

10 thoughts on “Men at Arms

  1. says:

    The best way to describe this book in a word or two is to ask you to imagine MASH played out with aristocratic gentlemen

  2. says:

    ‘Men at Arms’ 1952 by Evelyn Waugh is the first part of Waugh’s ‘Sword of Honour’ trilogy of books along with ‘Officers and Gentlemen’ and ‘Unconditional Surrender’ ‘Men at Arms’ tells the story of Guy

  3. says:

    Part 1 of Sword of HonourWhat fun a bit like a cross between MASH PG Wodehouse and BridesheadAn upper class British Catholic divorcé leaves his home in Italy at the start of WW2 to try to join the army and eventually succeedsThe story is populated by uirky characters and strange coincidences with glimpses of poignancy Most of the characters are in a perpetual state of genial incomprehension and incompetenceWaugh serve

  4. says:

    If you like me have been reared on tales of the second World War as the just and virtuous struggle of the greatest generation Evelyn Waugh's arch novels based loosely on his own war experiences are an important and darkly enjoyable filling out of that two dimensional view The stakes here are still high But the

  5. says:

    After having been somewhat underwhelmed with Waugh's Decline and Fall I had modest expectations for Men at Arms but I ended up really enjoying

  6. says:

    The ‘Sword of Honour’ is a World War Two trilogy that wonderfully evokes time and place and the delightful insouciance of its central character Guy Crouchback makes him a reliable narrator The series chronicles many aspects of war not necessarily visible in other WW2 writings like the way the British class system played out in separatin

  7. says:

    Pious innocuous nebbishy Guy Crouchback last scion of an ancient and undistinguished Catholic family of the English landed gentry decides to join the war effort in 1939 as a second lieutenant despite his middle age and lack of military experi

  8. says:

    uite unlike any other book about WWII that I have read A bit dry at times but also extremely funnyWhile I didn't care terribly much for the ch

  9. says:

    The best thing about finishing this book is knowing that as the first in a trilogy I can take the next two off my TBR and make room for other books

  10. says:

    ENGLISH First part of Waugh's trilogy about the Second World War in the same line as the Prologue and Epilogue of Brideshead Revisited a scathing but constructive critic of the British army with due respect for the institution and a lot of hum

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Rst campaign an abortive affair on the West African coastline ends with an escapade which seriously blots his Halberdier copybook Men at Arms is the first book in Waugh's brilliant trilogy After having been somewhat underwhelmed with Waugh s Decline and Fall I had modest expectations for Men at Arms but I ended up really enjoying it and anticipate reading the last two books of the Sword of Honour no omitting U s please we re British trilogy Full of dry and absurd humor and infused with the gravity of World War II the book follows in serial form the misadventures of our protagonist Guy Crouchback as he transitions from dreaming of playing solider to facing the daily mundanity and drudgery interspersed with the occasional thrill of life in the military Seems pretty uintessentially British imperialism stiff upper lip the whole bit I m tickled to be reading the same paperback copy that my mom had in college Hope I can pass down some books like this one day Entertaining well written and engaging

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Guy Crouchback determined to get into the war takes a commission in the Royal Corps of Men at PDFEPUBHalberdiers His spirits high he sees all the trimmings but none of the action And his fi Part 1 of Sword of HonourWhat fun a bit like a cross between MASH PG Wodehouse and BridesheadAn upper class British Catholic divorc leaves his home in Italy at the start of WW2 to try to join the army and eventually succeedsThe story is populated by uirky characters and strange coincidences with glimpses of poignancy Most of the characters are in a perpetual state of genial incomprehension and incompetenceWaugh served in WW2 and if his experience was anything like what was described it s amazing that we won However there are clearly some parallels as the book is peppered with mentions of specific dates and events helpfully explained in footnotes in my editionApthorpe s too literal thunderbox the old colonel that should have retired but no one uite wants to tell him he s not needed any bizarre and nonsensical bureaucracy all beautifully writtenAnd best of all there are two seuels let s hope they re as goodMy brief reviews of the other two in the trilogyOfficers and GentlementandUnconditional Surrender Transforming Multilateral Diplomacy: The Inside Story of the Sustainable Development Goals populated by uirky characters and strange coincidences with glimpses of All Night Long (Nannies, poignancy Most of the characters are in a The Freeze-Frame Revolution parallels as the book is The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 peppered with mentions of specific dates and events helpfully explained in footnotes in my editionApthorpe s too literal thunderbox the old colonel that should have retired but no one uite wants to tell him he s not needed any bizarre and nonsensical bureaucracy all beautifully writtenAnd best of all there are two seuels let s hope they re as goodMy brief reviews of the other two in the trilogyOfficers and GentlementandUnconditional Surrender

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Sword of Honour which chronicles the fortunes of Guy Crouchback The second and third volumes Officers and Gentlemen and Unconditional Surrender are also published in Penguin Modern Classics The best thing about finishing this book is knowing that as the first in a trilogy I can take the next two off my TBR and make room for other books


About the Author: Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh's father Arthur was a noted editor and publisher His only sibling Alec also became Men at PDF/EPUB ² a writer of note In fact his book “The Loom of Youth” a novel about his old boarding school Sherborne caused Evelyn to be expelled from there and placed at Lancing College He said of his time there “the whole of English education when I was brought up was to produce prose writers; it was al.