Here is the beloved, bestselling compendium of Kingsley Amis's wisdom on the cherished subject of drinking. Along with a series of well-tested recipes (including a cocktail called the Lucky Jim) the book includes Amis's musings on The Hangover, The Boozing Man's Diet, The Mean Sod's Guide, and (presumably as a matter of speculation) How Not to Get Drunk-all leavened with fun quizzes on the making and drinking of alcohol all over the world. Mixing practical know-how and hilarious opinionation, this is a delightful cocktail of wry humor and distilled knowledge, served by one of our great gimlet wits.Follow the advice of wine merchants, wine clubs, wine waiters, even wine journalists, but never forget that your own ... by the use of fanciful legal jargona did you know that any fool can do his own conveyancing, i.e. legally transfer propertyanbsp;...
|Publisher||:||Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2010-08-09|