To be or not to be sober

“Unless of course it seemed utterly impossible, one dreaded the hour of anyone’s arrival unless they were bringing liquor.” – Malcolm Lowry, Under the Volcano “Might a soul bathe there and be clean or slake its drought?” – Malcolm Lowry, Under the Volcano “And what right had Yvonne to assume it, assume either that he was not sober now, or that, far worse, in a day or two he would be sober?” – Malcolm Lowry, Under the Volcano “Nothing in the world was more terrible than an empty bottle! Unless it was an empty glass.” – Malcolm Lowry, Under the Volcano