Alcolit classics

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Under the Volcano (Penguin Modern Classics)
1.  Under the Volcano (Penguin Modern Classics) by Malcolm Lowry
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  "THE alcolit classic. Poetic, hallucinatory, tragic, frightening - and fantastic!"
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John Barleycorn: `Alcoholic Memoirs' (Oxford World's Classics)
2.  John Barleycorn: `Alcoholic Memoirs' (Oxford World's Classics) by Jack London
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  "Candid autobiographical confessions by the founding father of alcolit."
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The Lost Weekend
3.  The Lost Weekend by Charles Jackson
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  "Stumbling through Manhattan in the late 30s. You wouldn't trust this guy."
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Hangover Square: A Story of Darkest Earl's Court (Penguin Modern Classics)
4.  Hangover Square: A Story of Darkest Earl's Court (Penguin Modern Classics) by Patrick Hamilton
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  "Dark, humorous, obsessive. The "grimy publands of Earl's Court', 1939."
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Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky (Vintage Classics)
5.  Twenty Thousand Streets Under The Sky (Vintage Classics) by Patrick Hamilton
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  "Even better than Hangover Square. Infatuation, alcohol, pubs, 30s London... Familiar Hamilton territory."
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Keep the Aspidistra Flying (Penguin Modern Classics)
6.  Keep the Aspidistra Flying (Penguin Modern Classics) by George Orwell
The list author says:
  "Would-be poet Gordon's night out in London is a classic of dark humour - which ends in jail."
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Lucky Jim (Penguin Modern Classics)
7.  Lucky Jim (Penguin Modern Classics) by Kingsley Amis
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  "Professor Welch would be enough to drive anyone to drink, but Jim doesn't need much driving..."
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Year of the Hare, The
8.  Year of the Hare, The by Arto Paasilinna
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  "Drunkenness Finnish-style. Vatanen's bender and subsequent hangover are suitably epic."
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The Rum Diary (Bloomsbury Classic Reads)
9.  The Rum Diary (Bloomsbury Classic Reads) by Hunter S. Thompson
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  "A lot of rum gets drunk in this book. Better than Fear and Loathing. Hunter S was clearly completely barking."
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Post Office: A Novel
10.  Post Office: A Novel by Charles Bukowski
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  "A loser's tale of beer, whiskey, dead-end jobs and nasty sex. Depressing but funny with it."
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White Summer
11.  White Summer by Luke Bitmead
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  "A hilarious & fast-paced romantic comedy with moments of sadness & an awful lot of lager and whisky mac."
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Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
12.  Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder by Evelyn Waugh
The list author says:
  "Over-privileged teddy-bear carrying youth tries to escape his background through alcohol, with predictable lack of success."
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