Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

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Thomas De Quincey's powerful autobiographical study describes the psychological effects of his addiction to opium: childhood experience turning into dreams, at first euphoric, but becoming horrific as dependence on the drug deepened. Published in 1822, the book brought De Quincey literary fame and was an important influence on later writers. It is read here by Gunnar Cauthery. Unabridged. 3 CDs, running time 3 hrs 41 mins.

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Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

Confessions of an English Opium-Eater

Naxos2015

Audio CD124x142mm

9781843799177     Product Code: 225270

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Thomas De Quincey's powerful autobiographical study describes the psychological effects of his addiction to opium: childhood experience turning into dreams, at first euphoric, but becoming horrific as dependence on the drug deepened. Published in 1822, the book brought De Quincey literary fame and was an important influence on later writers. It is read here by Gunnar Cauthery. Unabridged. 3 CDs, running time 3 hrs 41 mins.

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