"Confessions of an English Opium-Eater" is an autobiographical account written by Thomas De Quincey about his addiction to laudanum. It has interesting thoughts about the emotional and psychological factors that push people, especially teens, to try opium. The author also speaks about the pleasures of the drug and the horrors of physical and mental degradation.
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Thomas de Quincey (Mánchester, 1785 - Edimburgo, 1859) fue un periodista, crítico y escritor británico del romanticismo.