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  • Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

  • By: Thomas De Quincey
  • Narrated by: Gunnar Cauthery
  • Length: 3 hrs and 41 mins
  • Unabridged
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    4 out of 5 stars 23
  • Performance
    4 out of 5 stars 17
  • Story
    4 out of 5 stars 18

Thomas De Quincey's highly charged and hauntingly accurate account of laudanum addiction is considered the root of all drug novels. From Baudelaire to Burroughs, Confessions of an English Opium Eater paved the way for later generations of writers. Initially prescribed as pain relief for a chronic condition, De Quincey soon found himself compelled by the opium experience.

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  • Oh pee yum

  • By Tina Belcher on 09-21-15

Oh pee yum

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 09-21-15

This was a rather long and difficult tedious read, had to do it for school. But it's great for the emotions that it triggers in the reader. Rewarding read.

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