John Barleycorn Or, Alcoholic Memoirs

Jack London by Jack London

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ContributionsClarice Stasz (Introduction)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8258269M
ISBN 100848810805
ISBN 109780848810801

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  Upton Sinclair also wrote about Jack London in his book, Cup Of Fury, about writers who were destroyed by alcohol. Librivox Readers may enjoy this passage from John Barleycorn, London describing his discovery of books at the age of ten: "I read everything, but principally history and adventure, and all the old travels and voyages.

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Barleycorn is one of love/hate. In spite of the sub-title, London persists throughout this drunken autobiography that he is not an alcoholic.5/5(5).

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― Jack London, quote from John Barleycorn: Alcoholic Memoirs “The fortunate man is the one who cannot take more than a couple of drinks without becoming intoxicated. The unfortunate wight is the one who can take many glasses without betraying a sign; who must take numerous glasses in order to get the ‘kick’.”.

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"The 'Memoirs of an Alcoholic,'" I sneered--or, rather, John Barleycorn sneered; for he sat with me there at table in my pleasant, philanthropic jingle, and it is a trick of John Barleycorn to turn the smile to a sneer without an instant's warning. "No," said Charmian, ignoring John Barleycorn's roughness, as so many women have learned to do.

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.John Barleycorn or Alcoholic Memoirs (okUs) submitted 4 minutes ago by BestBookUs In this autobiographical work, London describes his life as seen through the eyes of John Barleycorn (alcohol).An autobiography of sorts from Jack London, who set out late in his short life to write a book advocating for Prohibition based on his personal struggles with alcohol over the years, ‘John Barleycorn’ being British slang for alcohol.4/5(11).