Denis Stone, a naive young poet, is invited to stay at Crome, a country house renowned for its gatherings of 'bright young things'. His hosts, Henry Wimbush and his exotic wife Priscilla, are joined by a party of outlandish guests whose intrigues and opinions ensure Denis's attemps to woo the young Anne Wimbush are met with every possible obstacle.
First published in 1921, Crome Yellow was Aldous Huxley's much-acclaimed debut novel.
Condition - this is a 1960 reprint of the original 1955 Penguin edition, and the novel was itself first published in hardcover in 1921. The usual tanning to the page bock, and a previous owners name to the title page, binding is solid, no othe rmarks or inscriptions, Penguin Number 41, vertical orange banding, and attractive copy and cover.