Confessions of an English Opium Eater

Quincey, Thomas De

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Penguin Books Ltd
27 August 2009
ISBN: 9780141043890
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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