Confessions of an English Opium Eater and other writings

De Quincey, Thomas


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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.

Format: Paperback
Pages: 352
Imprint: Penguin UK
Publication date: 28/06/2010
Series: Popular Penguins

ISBN: 9780141194943 Category: