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People/Characters: Thomas De Quincey

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The autobiography of Arthur Machen by Arthur Machen
English Essayists by Bonamy Dobree
The English Opium Eater by Robert Morrison
English Romantic Writers by David Perkins
The Etymologicon: A Circular Stroll Through the Hidden Connections of the English Language by Mark Forsyth
Guilty thing: a life of Thomas De Quincey by Frances Wilson
Inspector of the Dead by David Morrell
Life of Samuel Taylor Coleridge by Hall Caine
Magritte by Abraham Marie Hammacher
Murder as a Fine Art by David Morrell
Murder by Candlelight: The Gruesome Slayings Behind Our Romance with the Macabre by Michael Knox Beran
Nightwalking: a nocturnal history of London Chaucer to Dickens by Matthew Beaumont
NPG Insights: Romantic Poets & Their CircleThe Romantic Poets and their Circle (National Portrait Gallery Insights) by Richard Holmes
Opium and the Romantic Imagination by Alethea Hayter
The Opium-Eater: A Thomas De Quincey Story (Kindle Single) by David Morrell
Phantom Terror: Political Paranoia and the Creation of the Modern State, 1789-1848 by Adam Zamoyski
Ruler of the Night by David Morrell
Thomas De Quincey by Thomas De Quincey
The Writer's Voice by A. Alvarez

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Thomas Penson De Quincey (/də ˈkwɪnsi/; 15 August 1785 – 8 December 1859) was an English essayist, best known for his Confessions of an English Opium-Eater (1821). Many scholars suggest that in publishing this work De Quincey inaugurated the tradition of addiction literature in the West.

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