London: Eyre & Spottiswoode, 1962. Hardcover. 272p., very good first edition in boards and price-clipped dj with a 1.5 inch closed tear. Young 2244*.
Harry Shears ships on The Cyclamen where his younger half-brother disappeared or committed suicide on a previous trip. He becomes caught of the in gay life of the ship where some men perform as female courtesans for the others.