Brideshead Revisited - Book 1, Chapters 3 and 4 Summary & Analysis

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Book 1, Chapters 3 and 4 Summary

The end of the school term arrives and Charles returns to his London home to spend the summer with his reclusive father. Charles would prefer to go on holiday with friends but has overspent the annual allowance provided from his father and is doomed to a summer at home until a telegram from Sebastian arrives urgently requesting that Charles visit Brideshead due to a serious injury Sebastian has sustained.

Charles' father is mildly relieved to be rid of Charles who leaves for Brideshead immediately. Julia picks up Charles at the train station and shares that Sebastian's injury is merely a small crack in the bone of his foot caused during a temper tantrum during a game of croquet. Charles' arrival means that Julia is now free of her duties keeping Sebastian company and can leave for London and her...

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