Confessions of an English Opium-Eater
Read by Gunnar Cauthery
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 prescribed the drug as pain relief for a chronic condition, De Quincey soon found himself compelled by the opium experience. His dreams are recounted here in every hallucinatory detail: threatening Roman armies, sunken cities, and German mountaintops… De Quincey’s vivid memories will evoke wonder and curiosity in the listener.
Running Time: 3 h 41 m
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ISBN: 978-1-84379-917-7 Digital ISBN: 978-1-84379-918-4 Cat. no.: NA0212 CD RRP: $22.98 USD Download size: 54 MB BISAC: BIO000000 Released: October 2015
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