What would Sal Paradise be drinking if On The Road was set today? What’s the perfect tipple to head down the rabbit hole with Alice in Wonderland? As much as we love classic books, we also love good beer. That’s why we asked our friends at Traders in Marple — a fantastic craft beer pub just down the road from our offices — to pair a selection of tasty craft beers with some classic books and the results are fantastic.
In his exploit, Glasgow police officer Angus Thoroughgood heads south from his beloved city and finds himself in Manchester. More specifically, this is Manchester in 1990 when football, music, and the city’s infamous nightclub scene were at a fever pitch. And although it isn’t home for the Scot, it’s the perfect backdrop for author R.J. Mitchell’s brand of gritty, high-octane crime writing.