Drinking.

Cheever, John.

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He examines our most sociable of vices and the stories are suffused with beauty, sadness, ‘…and the gathering storm of a bender well-done.’ What’s the worst another drink could do? After reading this you may be reaching for a lime and soda instead. A title in the Vintage Mini series.

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What's the worst another drink could do? John Cheever pours out our most sociable of vices, and hands it to us in a highball. From the calculating teenager who raids her parents' liquor cabinet, only to drown her sorrows in it, to the suburban swimmer withering away with every plunge he takes, these are stories suffused with beauty, sadness, and the gathering storm of a bender well-done. Seen through the gin-lacquered looking glass of Cheever's writing, your next drink may have you reaching for a lime and soda instead. Selected from the book Collected Stories by John Cheever VINTAGE MINIS- GREAT MINDS. BIG IDEAS. LITTLE BOOKS. A series of short books by the world's greatest writers on the experiences that make us human Also in the Vintage Minis series- Swimming by Roger Deakin Eating by Nigella Lawson Calm by Tim Peaks Love by Jeanette Winterson

Book Details

Author Cheever, John.
Format PB
Series Title Vintage Minis
Publisher Vintage Publishing
Imprint Vintage Classics
Number of Pages 128
Publish Date 8/06/2017
Catalogue Mar18
Catalogue book number 3029