By Kingsley Amis
A present for an individual who loves solid liquor and high-proof prose: a set of hilarious and deeply expert writings approximately drink from one of many all-time authorities.
Kingsley Amis was once one of many nice masters of comedian prose, and no topic was once costlier to him than the artwork and perform of imbibing. This new quantity brings jointly the simplest of his 3 out-of-print works at the topic. in addition to a sequence of well-tested recipes (including a cocktail known as the fortunate Jim) the booklet contains Amis’s musings at the Hangover, The Boozing Man’s vitamin, What to Drink with What, and (presumably as an issue of hypothesis) How to not Get Drunk—all leavened with enjoyable quizzes at the making and ingesting of alcohol world wide. blending useful knowledge and hilarious opinionation, it is a pleasant cocktail of wry humor and distilled wisdom, served through one among our nice gimlet wits.