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.
Chapman & Hall, London, 1957. Hard Cover. Book Condition: Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. First Edition. 5 " x 7 1/2 ". A near fine book in a near fine DW which has been price-clipped. Top edge blue. A novel which is semi--autobiographical about a sea journey during which he took the wrong prescription and suffered mental problems.