Confessions of an English Opium Eater, Paperback

Confessions of an English Opium Eater Paperback

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Describing the surreal hallucinations, insomnia and nightmarish visions, he experienced while consuming daily large amounts of laudanum, Thomas De Quincey's legendary account of the pleasures and pains of opium forged a link between artistic self-expression and addiction, and paved the way for later generations of literary drug-takers from Baudelaire to Burroughs.

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  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 128 pages
  • Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
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  • Category: Autobiography: literary
  • ISBN: 9780141043890



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