By Rene Daumal
Daumal’s willing perceptions of the human infuse an evening of significant ingesting with a critique of tradition and attention that if either disquieting and enlivening.
A evening of great 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 gaggle of buddies; because the celebration turns into intoxicated and exuberant, the narrator embarks on a trip that levels from seeming paradises to the depths of natural hell. the glorious global depicted in an evening of great consuming is admittedly the normal global grew to become the wrong way up. The characters are referred to as the Anthographers, Fabricators of lifeless gadgets, Scienters, Nibblists, Clarificators, and different absurd titles. but the population of those unusual geographical regions are just too ordinary: scientists dissecting an animal of their laboratory, a sensible 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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