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By Kingsley Amis, Keith Gessen (Introduction by)
ISBN: 9781590175750
Availability: Out of stock, usually available in 3-10 days
Published: NYRB Classics - October 2nd, 2012

On lying in bed, severely hungover, suffering the “deep, untrained voice” of a fellow lodger singing in the shower: “The piece was recognizable to Dixon as some skein of untiring facetiousness by filthy Mozart.” Allow yourself a few days to sober up from the account of the hangover that follows—and to ponder a paradox: these details could have been written only sober...yet how could a sober person have hammered the hangover so accurately?!?