Artwork from an illustarted edition of The Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas De Quincey. De Quincey’s drug-addled, debt-burdened life is the subject of a brilliant new biography.

Book review: Guilty Thing – the life and times of Thomas De Quincey

He made opium sublime, hero-worshipped Wordsworth and was obsessed with murder and lost sisters. This is an exceptional book about a life lived in character

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Artwork from an illustarted edition of The Confessions of an English Opium Eater by Thomas De Quincey. De Quincey’s drug-addled, debt-burdened life is the subject of a brilliant new biography.
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