Ship of Fools
Edition language: English
I read this book for the first time 45 years ago at 16. A second reading only confirmed at as a classic, working on so many different levels.
A novel that took her over twenty years to write, 'Ship of Fools' is a large sprawling thing with many characters (you will be grateful for the passenger manifest at the beginning) and has a grand ambition to illustrate the world in the early 1930s in the form of a group of people on an ocean liner ...