By Rene Daumal
Daumal’s prepared perceptions of the human situation infuse an evening of great consuming with a critique of tradition and cognizance 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 under the influence of alcohol with a bunch of neighbors; 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 glorious international depicted in an evening of great consuming is basically the normal global grew to become the wrong way up. The characters are known as the Anthographers, Fabricators of dead gadgets, Scienters, Nibblists, Clarificators, and different absurd titles. but the population of those unusual nation-states are just too commonplace: scientists dissecting an animal of their laboratory, a smart guy surrounded by means of 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 which means and freedom.
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A Night of Serious Drinking (Tusk Ivories) by Rene Daumal