The Drinker

The Drinker

Book - 2013
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An autobiographical novel written during the Second World War in Germany in 1944 during the author's confinement in a medical asylum. It is a self-portrait of an alcoholic and the effect of his behaviour on his surroundings, especially on his deteriorating marriage.
Publisher: Brunswick, Vic. : Scribe Publications, 2013.
ISBN: 9781922070319
Characteristics: 277 p. ; 22 cm.

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loudem
Jul 15, 2014

Still a good read until we get to the jail portions, which are quite depressing and seemed quite unfair for what he's done. So I give it 50/50. A must read? I don't think so.

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Jan 14, 2011

one of the great books about being enslaved to alcohol and the self delusion it causes. the other one would be the lost weekend.

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artsyred
Mar 15, 2010

whoaa
scary dark - but so wlel written

he has such a unique style - highly recc. Everyman dies alone and what now little man by same author

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