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Drink Andre Simon

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Drink Andre Simon

Postby jmrl » Sun Sep 21, 2008 9:38 am

An oft quoted reference due to his passage on 'the challenge of the still'. After reading George Saintsburys 1920 'Note on a Cellar Book' I picked up 'Drink'. I found it not as accessible as other books of the time (1948) due to my ignorance of classic education. The author has a particular interest in drinking songs, which became a bit waring. He demonstarted an encyclopeadic knowledge of times long past but I was generaly lost.

Difficult to recommend as an easy or casual read.
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