How very awkward


The Enemy in the Mouth.

By Joseph Kessel, London, Hart-Davis, 1961.

(Translated from the French by Frances Partridge.)

Well, at least it said enemy, I suppose.

For those of you unfamiliar with the work, its subtitle is: An Account of Alcoholics Anonymous.

I’ll certainly drink to their alliterative skills.


About tartanpartan

It won't surprise you to learn that I'm quite keen on books, and spend as much of my spare time as possible picking over second hand book stalls and charity book sales with my surprisingly delicate claws.