The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold
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Published by Books On Tape .
Written in English

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  • Audio - Fiction (Unabridged)

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatAudio cassette
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9346594M
ISBN 105557108866
ISBN 109785557108867

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  The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold is generally regarded as Waugh's most autobiographical novel, and is worth a read on that count alone, even had it not also been a succinct and typically well-wrought humorous Waugh masterpiece. It may well be his funniest novel/5(8). The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold is an English version of Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. Taking a holiday cruise, Pinfold consumes an unwise combination of alcohol and drugs and enters a private world of paranoid hallucination. The book is based (according to Wikipedia) on a voyage to Ceylon made by the author in He called it 'my barmy book'/5(26). THE ORDEAL OF GILBERT PINFOLD on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold [Waugh, Evelyn] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold.

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. In , Evelyn Waugh, reacting against a bitterly cold wint 2/5(1). The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold: | | The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold | | | ||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias. The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold begins with a precise self-portrait of Gilbert Pinfold cum Evelyn Waugh. As the book starts Pinfold was 50 (as Waugh was while undergoing the essential experience of it) and had written a dozen books. As for the real writer.   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 in , nine years before his death. It is an uncomfortable book.

Waugh, Evelyn, The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold. Harmondsworth: Penguin Books, A middle-aged novelist, somewhat corpulent and partial to his toddy, almost a mirror of Waugh at the time, books steamer passage to Ceylon for a solo vacation to settle his nerves/5(5). In this unsettling autobiographical novel, Evelyn Waugh vividly depicts his own mental breakdown - a terrifying ordeal of depression, hallucination and obession. Weaving dazzling wordplay and. The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold: Stage Play (Plays) by Harwood, Ronald, Waugh, Evelyn and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   "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.