Confessions of an English Opium-eater

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Taylor and Hessey, 1823 - Authors, English - 206 pages

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User Review  - JVioland - LibraryThing

de Quincey might confess, but he does not move me. Considered an important book for its day, "Confessions" is dated and boring. It does relate to times (1820s) when unrestricted addiction was openly available. What a waste. Read full review

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Most likely my favorite autobiographical essay, for many reasons, but ultimately not because Quincey delicately describes the persuasions of a most desirable experience I have found myself in but more ... Read full review

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