The Horse's Mouth

The Horse's Mouth

Joyce Cary


The Horse's Mouth, the 3rd and such a lot celebrated quantity of Joyce Cary's First Trilogy, is likely to be the best novel ever written approximately an artist. Its painter hero, the fascinating and larcenous Gulley Jimson, has an insatiable genius for construction and a no much less amazing urge for food for destruction. Is he an exceptional artist? a has-been? or an exhausted, drunken ne'er-do-well? he's surely a visionary, and as he criss-crosses London looking for cash and notion the realm as visible notwithstanding his eyes seems with a newly outrageous and bad attractiveness.

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