Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook
Pages (PDF): 90
Publication Date: 1822
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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey, about his laudanum addiction and its effect on his life. It was criticized for presenting a too positive and too enticing picture of the opium experience to readers. And apparently, several English writers: Francis Thompson, James Thomson, William Blair, and perhaps Branwell Brontë — were led to opium use and addiction by De Quincey’s account.
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