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ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, and other stories

Evelyn Waugh

ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, and other stories

by Evelyn Waugh

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Published by Chapman and Hall in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementby Evelyn Waugh.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ3.W356 Or4, PR6045.A97 Or4
The Physical Object
Pagination269 p. ;
Number of Pages269
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5115261M
ISBN 100412506203
LC Control Number74188102

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Condition: Very Good. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 1st Edition. The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold, Evelyn Waugh, Chapman & Hall,First Edition / First Impression The book concerns Gilbert Pinfold, a middle aged catholic novelist, teetering on the edge of a nervous breakdown.

"The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold is a masterpiece of self-portraiture, one of the very best in English fiction." John Bailey "Waugh's 'portrait of the artist in middle age' is a genuine gothic horror, a gargoyle to terrify anyone who has ever contemplated a literary careerBrand: Little, Brown and Company.

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold: “A Conversation Piece” recounts a period of mental confusion and breakdown in the life of Gilbert Pinfold, an established novelist of mature years. Evelyn Waugh’s last stand-alone novel was published innine years before his death. It is an uncomfortable book.The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold—A Conversation Piece recounts a period of mental confusion and breakdown in the life of Gilbert Pinfold, an established novelist of mature years.

Prone to moments of paranoia and memory-loss, he attempts to cure himself by going on a cruise to the tropics.