Keep the Aspidistra Flying

 

The main character of the novel, Gordon Comstock, is a person who is damaged by various conflicts. The story follows Comstock as he quits his regular job and lives in a remote flat. Comstock refuses to accept the value of money and decides to write a book. However, we soon find that poverty affects Comstock’s creativity and his work suffers immensely. His wife challenges his beliefs and his way living.