Brideshead Revisited - Book 2, Chapter 5 Summary & Analysis

This Study Guide consists of approximately 71 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of Brideshead Revisited.
This section contains 1,151 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Brideshead Revisited Study Guide

Book 2, Chapter 5 Summary

Charles' divorce and Bridey's marriage are imminent and the family is in transition moving households to accommodate the new arrangements. Suddenly the family receives word that Lord Marchmain will be returning to Brideshead given the increasing distress in Europe. It has been twenty-five years since Lord Marchmain has left Brideshead. Julia had already moved out of the household to make way for Bridey's new wife but the news of her father's return brings Julia back to the mansion so that her father will be comfortable.

Cordelia goes to the train station to meet her father while Charles and Julia remain at Brideshead. It is a dark and gloomy January day but the flag of the manor is flying once again awaiting Lord Marchmain's return. At last the car bearing Lord Marchmain and his mistress Cara arrives at Brideshead and the family...

(read more from the Book 2, Chapter 5 Summary)

This section contains 1,151 words
(approx. 3 pages at 400 words per page)
Buy the Brideshead Revisited Study Guide
Copyrights
Gale
Brideshead Revisited from Gale. ©2005-2006 Thomson Gale, a part of the Thomson Corporation. All rights reserved.
Follow Us on Facebook