Comic novel by Joyce Cary, published in 1944. It was the third volume in a trilogy that included Herself Surprised (1941) and To Be a Pilgrim (1942). The book's protagonist, Gulley Jimson, is an iconoclastic artist consumed with the creative process who rejects the predictable and conventional in art. He does not hesitate to use people to achieve his ends... --The Merriam-Webster Encyclopedia of Literature
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One of Cary's most memorable novels--the uproarious tale of Gulley Jimson, artist, genius, con man, and aging lover. From "one of the outstanding humorous writers of the century."--The Modern Age
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