The ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold: a conversation piece

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Little, Brown, 1957 - 232 pages
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Et delvis selvbiografisk portræt af en midaldrende forfatter, som under en sørejse oplever et mentalt sammenbrud på grund af pille- og alkoholmisbrug.

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Review: The Ordeal Of Gilbert Pinfold

User Review  - David Streever - Goodreads

I enjoyed The Ordeal. This book came with two short stories; the first (Tactical Exercise) was fairly straight-forward with a predictable twist, but still a fun read. The second read like a polemic ... Read full review

Review: The Ordeal Of Gilbert Pinfold

User Review  - Alvin - Goodreads

Enough material here for a short story, maybe, but a few not-very-amusing delusions are streeeetched out to book length. Ugh. And I say this as a huge fan of Waugh. Read full review

Contents

Portrait of the Artist in Middle Age
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Collapse of Elderly Party
24
An Unhappy Ship
43
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