The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold : A Conversation Piece, Paperback / softback Book

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold : A Conversation Piece Paperback / softback

Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series

Description

This disquieting, sharply comic novel recounts a period of mental breakdown in the life of Gilbert Pinfold, an established novelist of mature yearsAn inability to control his fantasies sends Gilbert Pinfold, a well-known author, cruising on a Ceylon-bound liner to recuperate.

Yet, to his horror, the hallucinations increase and life on board becomes very embarrassing.

This curious and diverting novel throws new light on Evelyn Waugh's remarkable talent.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 208 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Classic fiction (pre c 1945)
  • ISBN: 9780141184500

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