Gin: The Much-lamented Death of Madam Geneva
This book follows gin's introduction, its rise in popularity, the prohibition and the bootleg underground, straight on through to regulation and the big businesses that still dominate the industry today. 20 illustrations.
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Dillon's book is a detailed yet highly accessible account of the gin craze that overtook London in the 18th century. The author, a London architect and novelist, neatly illustrates the many ... Read full review