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Shaken and Stirred – Various

Tytuł:

Shaken and Stirred: Intoxicating Stories (Everyman's Library POCKET CLASSICS)

Autor:

Various

Wydawnictwo:

Everyman

Rok wydania:

2016

Okładka:

twarda

ISBN:

9781841596211

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In this lively collection, wine snobs receive their comeuppance at the hands of Roald Dahl and Edgar Allan Poe; innocents over-imbibe in tales by Jack London and Alice Munro; riotous partying exacts a comic price in stories by P. G. Wodehouse and Kingsley Amis; Charles Jackson and Jean Rhys chronicle liquor-soaked epiphanies; while John Cheever, Vladimir Nabokov and Robert Coover set their characters afloat on surreal, soul-revealing adventures. Here, too, are well-lubricated tales by Dickens, Twain, Beckett, Colette, Dorothy Parker, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Doris Lessing, Frank O’Connor, Penelope Lively, and many more.

The settings include hotels and restaurants, a wine cellar in Italy, a café in Paris, a bar in Dublin, a New York nightclub, Jazz Age speakeasies, suburban lawn parties and the occasional gaol cell, and are peopled by lovers and loners, barmen and chorus girls, youths taking their first sips and experienced tipplers nursing hangovers.

Whether living it up or drowning their sorrows, the vividly drawn characters in these sparkling pages will leave you shaken and stirred.

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Tytuł:

Shaken and Stirred: Intoxicating Stories (Everyman's Library POCKET CLASSICS)

Autor:

Various

Wydawnictwo:

Everyman

Rok wydania:

2016

Okładka:

twarda

ISBN:

9781841596211