By Rene Daumal
Daumal’s willing perceptions of the human situation infuse an evening of great ingesting with a critique of tradition and attention that if either disquieting and enlivening.
A evening of significant consuming is between Rene Daumal's most vital literary works. Like Daumal’s Mount Analogue it's a vintage paintings of symbolic fiction. An unnamed narrator spends a night getting inebriated with a gaggle of associates; because the celebration turns into intoxicated and exuberant, the narrator embarks on a trip that levels from seeming paradises to the depths of natural hell. the glorious global depicted in an evening of great consuming is absolutely the standard global grew to become the other way up. The characters are known as the Anthographers, Fabricators of lifeless gadgets, Scienters, Nibblists, Clarificators, and different absurd titles. but the population of those unusual geographical regions are just too favourite: scientists dissecting an animal of their laboratory, a sensible guy surrounded via his devotees, politicians, poets expounding their rhetoric. those characters practice hilarious antics and highbrow video games, which they see as severe makes an attempt to discover that means and freedom.
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A Night of Serious Drinking (Tusk Ivories) by Rene Daumal