The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold

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Gilbert Pinfold is a reclusive Catholic novelist suffering from acute inertia. In an attempt to defeat insomnia he has been imbibing an unappetizing cocktail of bromide, chloral, and creme de menthe. He books a passage on the SS Caliban and, as it cruises towards Ceylon, rapidly slips into madness.Almost as soon as the gangplank lifts, Pinfold hears sounds coming out of the ceiling of his cabin: wild jazz bands, barking dogs, and loud revival meetings. He is convinced that an erratic public-address system is letting him ...

The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold 2012, Back Bay Books, New York

ISBN-13: 9780316216661

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The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold 2012, Little Brown and Company, New York

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The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold 2010, CSA Word

ISBN-13: 9781934997536

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The Ordeal Of Gilbert Pinfold 2004, CSA WORD, London

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Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold 1998, Random House (UK)

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The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold 1989, Penguin Books Ltd, London

ISBN-13: 9780140182507

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The Ordeal of Gilbert Pinfold 1979, Little Brown and Company

ISBN-13: 9780316926249

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