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  • Published: 5 September 2003
  • ISBN: 9780140439014
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $17.99

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater




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"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 his addiction, the consciousness alteringproperties of the drug, its pleasures and its pains.

  • Published: 5 September 2003
  • ISBN: 9780140439014
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 352
  • RRP: $17.99

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