Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

 
9780554085623: Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

*

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

Despite being born into a wealthy family, Thomas De Quincey had a difficult childhood. He was forced to move quite often, and his father passed away when he was only eight years old. He attended several prestigious schools before running away when he was seventeen, returning home several months later. De Quincy studied at Oxford University for a short while, but he soon became addicted to opium, and dropped out in 1807; he would suffer from this addiction for the rest of his life. In 1821, De Quincey s struggles inspired him to write Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, which was published in London Magazine and served as a professional breakthrough for him. After his wife passed away in 1837, De Quincey s addiction became dramatically worse and his finances suffered as a result. He managed to write several more books, including a second memoir, Suspiria de Profundis, before passing away in 1859.

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

List Price: US$ 26.99
US$ 44.17

Convert currency

Shipping: US$ 9.73
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.

Destination, rates & speeds

Add to Basket

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9781146700542: Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  1146700547 ISBN 13:  9781146700542
Publisher: Nabu Press, 2010
Softcover

9780554295589: Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers (Large Print Edition)

Biblio..., 2008
Hardcover

9780554388618: Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

Biblio..., 2008
Hardcover

9781345407754: Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

Arkose..., 2015
Hardcover

9781358396304: Narrative and Miscellaneous Papers

Palala..., 2016
Hardcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Thomas De Quincey
Published by BiblioBazaar (2007)
ISBN 10: 0554085623 ISBN 13: 9780554085623
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Print on Demand
Seller:
Revaluation Books
(Exeter, United Kingdom)

Book Description BiblioBazaar, 2007. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. 432 pages. 8.75x5.75x0.98 inches. This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # zk0554085623

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 44.17
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 9.73
From United Kingdom to U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds