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  • Confessions of an English Opium Eater

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Thomas De Quincey's best-known work, is an account of his early life and opium addiction, in prose that is by turns witty, conversational, and nightmarish. The Confessions involve the listener in De Quincey's childhood and schooling, describing in detail his flight at age 16 from Manchester Grammar School, his wanderings in North Wales and London, and his experiences with opium, which began while he was a student at Oxford and developed into a lifelong dependency. Said critic Grevel Lindop, "The drug t...

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  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

    Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859) was first published anonymously in 1821 in the London Magazine and was published in book form a year later. A revised edition was published in 1846. It is an account by the author of his addiction to laudanum and the effects it had on his life. This recording presents an abridged version of the 1856 edition. ...

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  • Confessions of an English Opium Eater

    Impressive account of the author's early years as a precocious student, his adventures among the outcasts of London, studies at Oxford University, introduction to opium in 1804 and his longterm involvement with the

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  • Confessions Of An English Opium Eater, By Thomas De Quincey - eBook

    First published in 1821, Thomas de Quinceys Confessions of an English Opium Eater is a memorable book that has achieved phenomenal success and fame all around the world. Today, it is part and parcel of

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  • Great Ideas Confessions of an English Opium Eater

    In this selection for Penguin's Great Ideas series, De Quincey discusses his opium addiction, tells how it began, and reveals how his life progressed while under the spell of this

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  • Confessions of an English Opium Eater - Audiobook

    “Here was the secret of happiness, about which philosophers disputed for so many ages, at once discovered; happiness might now be bought for a penny, and carried in the waistcoat-pocket; portable ecstasies might be had

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  • Confessions of an English Opium Eater (Collins Classics) - eBook

    HarperCollins is proud to present its incredible range of best-loved, essential classics. ‘I here present you, courteous reader, with the record of a remarkable period in my life…’ The ‘Confessions of an English Opium Eater’

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  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater and Other Writings - eBook

    Thomas De Quincey, an English essayist during the turn of the nineteenth century, began life as a fairly sickly child, and would spend much of his life in the grips of one illness or another.

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  • The Confessions of an English Opium-Eater - eBook

    Thomas De Quincy's autobiographical tract Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821) is an account, you might have guessed, of the author's struggles and glories with opium. Though he was a brilliant and well educated young

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  • Confessions of an English Opium Eater - eBook

    "Thou has the keys of Paradise, oh just, subtle, and mighty opium!" Determined to counter the lies about opium that had been told by travellers to the Orient and the medical profession, De Quincey describes

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  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater - Audiobook

    Thomas De Quincey’s highly charged and hauntingly accurate account of laudanum addiction is considered the root of all drug novels. From Poe to Burroughs, Confessions of an English Opium-Eater influenced a variety of literary writers. After being

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  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater - eBook

    English author Thomas de Quincey’s autobiographical account of his addiction to laudanum (opium and alcohol) was his first major success. It paints a fascinating picture of the lives of the opium-eaters in 19th century

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