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For the true bibliophile and design-savvy book lover, here is the next set of Penguin's celebrated Great Ideas series by some of history's most innovative thinkers. Acclaimed for their striking and elegant package, each volume features a unique type-driven design that highlights the bookmaker's art. Offering great literature and great design at great prices, this series is ideal for readers who want to explore and savor the Great Ideas that have shaped our world.

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This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.

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In this selection for Penguin's Great Ideas series, De Quincey discusses his opium addiction, tells how it began, and reveals how his life progressed while under the spell of this habit.

About the Author

Thomas De Quincey (1785-1859) studied at Oxford and failed to take his degree but discovered opium. He later met Coleridge, Southey, and the Wordsworths and worked as a journalist in Edinburgh.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780141399270
Author:
De Quincey, Thomas
Publisher:
Penguin Books
Author:
de Quincey, Thomas
Author:
Quincey, Thomas de
Subject:
General
Subject:
Essays
Subject:
Personal Memoirs
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
Substance Abuse & Addictions - Drug Dependence
Subject:
Biography-Literary
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Series:
Penguin Great Ideas
Publication Date:
20101031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 12
Language:
English
Pages:
128
Dimensions:
7.2 x 4.54 x 0.33 in 0.19 lb
Age Level:
17-17

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Product details 128 pages Penguin Books - English 9780141399270 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This is a reproduction of a book published before 1923. This book may have occasional imperfections such as missing or blurred pages, poor pictures, errant marks, etc. that were either part of the original artifact, or were introduced by the scanning process. We believe this work is culturally important, and despite the imperfections, have elected to bring it back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. We appreciate your understanding of the imperfections in the preservation process, and hope you enjoy this valuable book.
"Synopsis" by , In this selection for Penguin's Great Ideas series, De Quincey discusses his opium addiction, tells how it began, and reveals how his life progressed while under the spell of this habit.
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