The Weird and Wonderful Story of Gin
From the 17th Century to the Present Day
Imprint: Pen and Sword History
224 Pages, 6.1 x 9.1 in, 40 color illustrations
- April 2022
- In Stock
The Weird and Wonderful Story of Gin explores the exciting, interesting and downright curious aspects of the drink, with crime, murder, poisons, fires, dramatic accidents, artists, legends and disasters all playing a part. These dark themes are also frequently used to promote brands and drinks.
Did you know that the Filipinos are the world’s biggest gin drinkers? And even that Jack the Ripper, Al Capone and the Krays all have their place in the history of gin? Not to mention Sir Winston Churchill, Noel Coward, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle and James Bond!