The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold : A Conversation Piece. Evelyn WAUGH.

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold : A Conversation Piece.

Chapman and Hall, 1957.

First Edition. 8vo. 184pp. Blue boards with gilt lettering to spine. Pictorial dustwrapper. A fine copy with clean boards. No inscriptions. The near fine dustwrapper is in fresh condition with hardly any wear. A few very short closed tears. A very attractive copy indeed.

Waugh described this book as his 'mad book' - a largely autobiographical account of a period of hallucinations caused by bromide intoxication that he experienced in the early months of 1954, recounted through his Catholic author protagonist Gilbert Pinfold.

Item #100403

Price: £65.00

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