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Autobiographical Sketches (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

By Thomas De Quincey
Autobiographical Sketches (Barnes & Noble Digital Library) by Thomas De Quincey digital book - Fable

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An engrossing collection of autobiographical vignettes by Thomas De Quincey, whose 1821 account of his opium addiction garnered him enormous fame. His sickly childhood, education, wanderings around Britain, lifelong struggle with debt, and subsequent writing career are all recollected in De Quincey’s elegant prose.

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About Thomas De Quincey

Thomas De Quincey (1785–1859) was an English journalist, translator, and essayist. He began taking opium while a student at Oxford and published a book about his experiences with the narcotic. Confessions of an English Opium-Eater caused a sensation when published and earned De Quincey both literary acquaintances and more writing assignments.

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