The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold : A Conversation Piece

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An 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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Product details

  • Paperback | 224 pages
  • 126 x 230 x 24mm | 199.58g
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0141184507
  • 9780141184500
  • 293,866

About Evelyn Waugh

Evelyn Waugh (1903-1966)
English writer, regarded by many as the leading satirical novelist of his day. Waugh wrote sixteen novels. He also published travel books and biographies.
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2 11% (98)
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