Confessions of an English Opium-Eater, Suspiria de Profundis, and 'The English Mail-Coach' are De Quincey's finest essays in autobiography, published here with three appendices containing a wealth of related manuscript material and a comprehensive introduction and notes.
Immanuel Kants sidste dage er Thomas De Quinceys berygtede portræt af den store... Læs mere
Teksterne i denne bog er skrevet af en narkoman. Thomas De Quincey vandrede hele livet i et opiumfremkaldt tågeland mellem... Læs mere
Offers an account of the pleasures and pains of worshipping at the 'Church of Opium'. This autobiography of addiction hauntingly describes the author's surreal... Læs mere
De Quincey's seminal 1827 work was greatly influential on such writers as Poe, Baudelaire and Borges, and the trace of its impact can still be found today in modern satire, black humour and crime and detective fiction.