Confessions of an English Opium-Eater by Thomas de Quincey

This book is a memoir that delves into the author's experiences with opium addiction. It offers a detailed account of his life before and after becoming an addict, providing a vivid picture of the physical, psychological, and emotional effects of opium usage. The author's exploration of the dreamlike states induced by the drug, combined with his philosophical reflections on pain, pleasure, and consciousness, make this work a unique blend of autobiography and psychological exploration.

The 2224th greatest book of all time


Published
1821
Nationality
British
Type
Nonfiction
Pages
80-100
Words
64,000
Original Language
English

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