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Absinthe: How the Green Fairy became literature’s drink

Absinthe: How the Green Fairy became literature’s drink

bbc.co.uk - Jane Ciabattari

Absinthe has inspired many great authors of the last 150 years – and may have ruined some as well. Jane Ciabattari investigates the green spirit’s peculiar power. Arthur Rimbaud called absinthe the “sagebrush of the glaciers” because a key ingredient, the bitter-tasting herb Artemisia absinthium or …

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