Absinthe Trinker II – some excerpts – here is how the book opens, with a Lord Byron quote:

October 30th, 2013

“The great object of life is sensation – to feel that we exist – even though in pain – it is this “craving void” which drives us to gaming – to battle – to travel to intemperate but keenly felt pursuits of every description whose principal attraction is the agitation inseparable from the accomplishment.” – Lord Byron letter