Brideshead Revisited - Book 2, Chapters 1 and 2 Summary & Analysis

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Book 2, Chapters 1 and 2 Summary

Ten years have now passed and Charles is a renowned architectural artist with several published books and frequent exhibits of his work orchestrated by his wife Celia who is Boy Mulcaster's sister. As this section of the story begins Charles is returning from two years' travel in Mexico and Central America where he has searched for inspiration for a departure from his typical English style.

Charles is to meet Celia in New York where they will return home to England for more exhibitions of Charles' work. Charles and Celia have two children, a boy named JohnJohn and a little girl named Caroline whom Charles has never seen. The marriage between Charles and Celia had been dented when Celia had an extramarital affair and the marriage never regained its initial fervor resulting in the mostly business arrangement it is today...

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