[[ PDF / Epub ]] ✅ On Drink Author Kingsley Amis – Capitalsoftworks.co.uk

10 thoughts on “On Drink

  1. says:

    Am santes, informatives und leicht snobistisches B chlein ber Drinks So beklagt Amis das Aussterben der Cocktail Kultur, die mit der Abschaffung der Dienstboten in Haushalten der Mittelschicht in Verbindung stehe Die Zubereitung sei einfach zu aufw ndig und der Gastgeber wolle nicht st ndig Plaudereien unterbrechen um neue Cocktails zuzubereiten Entsprechend geht es hier um die Zubereitung o...

  2. says:

    Amis says that one of the best descriptions of what a hangover is like is given in Kafka s Metamorphosis The central image the hero waking up one morning and finding that he has turned into a man sized cockroach could hardly be better chosen, and there is a telling touch in the nasty way everybody goes on at the chap The rest of the book is hilarious, too, including Amis s drink recipes, which sometimes call for something like an enormous slug of bourbon I would counsel against follow Amis says that one of the best descriptions of what a hangover is like is given in Kafka s Metamorphosis The central image the hero waking up one morning and finding that he has turned into a man sized cockroach could hardly be better chosen, and there is a telling touch in the nasty way ...

  3. says:

    Funny at times but with dry and useless parts of one is not living in 1970s Britain.

  4. says:

    If you want to read a book about drinking, well, this is a fine one Some very funny moments, some filler, few fireworks, and an occasional bomb I believe the good man Amis when he says something like the beauty of collected work is getting paid tw...

  5. says:

    I m giving up on this one Not that it lacks the British witticisms about alcohol that I was expecting, but it also has pages and pages of drink recipies and entertaining advice that have to be sifted through to reach the jokes It s been sitting untouched for weeks now I d rather read Amis s fiction.

  6. says:

    the metaphysical hangovergreat concept

  7. says:

    Not so much a long read, but rather a collection of old drink recipes dotted with quick witted anecdotes.

  8. says:

    Humorous at times but not the funniest I ve read on the subject.

  9. says:

    My favorite part was when he suggested reading Paradise Lost as a hangover cure.

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