9780141043890

Confessions of an English Opium Eater

de Quincey, Thomas

ISBN 10: 014104389X / 0-14-104389-X
ISBN 13: 9780141043890
Publisher: Penguin Books, Limited
Publication Date: 2009

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Determined to counter the lies about opium that had been told by travellers to the Orient and the medical profession, De Quincey describes his addiction, the consciousness altering properties of the drugs, its pleasures and its pains.


 
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