The Confessions Of An English Opium Eater

The Confessions Of An English Opium Eater

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by Thomas De Quincey
     
 

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This is a new release of the original 1928 edition.

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This is a new release of the original 1928 edition.

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ISBN-13:
9781161426960
Publisher:
Kessinger Publishing Company
Publication date:
05/23/2010
Pages:
80
Product dimensions:
7.00(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.25(d)

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Confessions of an English Opium Eater 3.6 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 9 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I love Confessions of an English Opium-eater!It's one of the best books I've ever read, the way De Quincy depicts his life, along with others just takes you to where he is,what he's experiencing,feeling, everything! I think everyone who's ever considered doing drugs should read this then make their decision.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This was very interesting and entertaining. One of my favorite books.
LadyBadness More than 1 year ago
I read Murder as a Fine Art by Thomas De Qunicey last year and found it so interesting that I had to know more about the author! What better way to learn about him than to read his "Confessions?" The book covers the pros and cons of opium use, which was a fairly common practice in De Quincey's time. He describes the nightmares he suffered as a result of the opium addiction in vivid detail, making the reader understand why De Quincey did not advocate opium use, even though he was an avid user. De Quincey's account is so real and compelling that the reader can feel the lure of opium and the devastation of its continued use. This is a quick read, but provides unusual insight to the author's mind, as well as the time period.
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loved it
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Joe is caca and poop 4 stars!!!!