Confessions of an English Opium-Eater Paperback / softback
Paperback / softback
WITH AN INTRODUCTION BY HOWARD MARKSOnce upon a time, opium (the main ingredient of heroin) was easily available over the chemist's counter.
The secret of happiness, about which philosophers have disputed for so many ages, could be bought for a penny, and carried in the waistcoat pocket: portable ecstasies could be corked up in a pint bottle.
Paradise? So thought Thomas de Quincey, but he soon discovered that 'nobody will laugh long who deals much with opium'.
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- Format:Paperback / softback
- Pages:144 pages
- Publisher:Vintage Publishing
- Publication Date:03/01/2013
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