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Autobiographical sketches

Author: Thomas De Quincey
Publisher: New York, NY : Barnes & Noble Digital Library, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Biography
Named Person: Thomas De Quincey; Thomas De Quincey
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas De Quincey
ISBN: 9781411439269 1411439260
OCLC Number: 828930785
Description: 1 online resource (252 pages)
Responsibility: Thomas de Quincey.

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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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