CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, 2018 M05 5 - 254 páginas
When inspiration leads Theodore Gumbril to design a type of pneumatic trouser to ease the discomfort of sedentary life, he decides the time has come to give up teaching and seek his fortune in the metropolis. He soon finds himself caught up in the hedonistic world of his friends Mercaptan, Lypiatt and the thoroughly civilised Myra Viveash, and his burning ambitions begin to lose their urgency... Wickedly funny and deliciously barbed, the novel epitomises the glittering neuroticism of the Twenties.
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LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - jeffome - LibraryThing
St. Bart's 2016 #3 - Somewhat interesting 'novel of ideas' that could not break 3 stars for me.....full of pretentious ridiculous characters that I struggled to care about, all pontificating on art ... Leer comentario completo
LibraryThing ReviewCrítica de los usuarios - aliciamay - LibraryThing
This is one of Huxley’s lesser known works and now I can see why. For a 250 page book it dragged along despite a promising start about a teacher quitting his job to design pneumatic pants. A lot of ... Leer comentario completo