Long regarded as the elixir of choice for artists and hedonists throughout the ages, where is the line between fact vs fiction surrounding absinthe?

The Green Fairy

France’s love affair with la fee verte – or the green lady – is one of the primary reasons as to why absinthe grew to such notoriety during the late 19th century. Favoured by artists, writers and bohemians alike, the streets of Paris came alive every evening once the green fairy began to flow freely. Often portrayed – and embraced – as a hallucinogenic, exactly how many of the rumours surrounding it’s consumption are true?
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Books About Absinthe

Over the years there have been many books written about absinthe from people who probably have quite an obsession with the drink, for varying reasons.