By Rene Daumal
Daumal’s willing perceptions of the human infuse an evening of significant consuming with a critique of tradition and cognizance that if either disquieting and enlivening.
A evening of great ingesting 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 pals; because the social gathering turns into intoxicated and exuberant, the narrator embarks on a trip that levels from seeming paradises to the depths of natural hell. the wonderful international depicted in an evening of significant consuming is admittedly the normal international became 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 nation-states are just too well-known: scientists dissecting an animal of their laboratory, a smart guy surrounded through 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