THOMAS DE QUINCEY by Horace Ainsworth Eaton

THOMAS DE QUINCEY

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KIRKUS REVIEW

A painstaking and scholarly and thoroughly documented biography of De Quincey, which somehow fails to bring him very vitally alive. The story of a frustrated, disappointed man, defeated not so much by circumstances as by his own unstable temperament, his ill health, his slavery to opium. A book for students, for college courses, etc. rather than for armchair reading.

Publisher: Oxford Press