Item description for Modern De Quincey: Autobio. of an Opium... by H. R. Robinson, Gerry Abbott, Jeffrey Fulvimari, Mahyar A. Amouzegar, Don Snyder, Angelo M. Codevilla & Cory Doctorow...
Captain Robinson, completing a posting as a young British administrator in remote northern Burma, returned to Mandalay in 1923 to await a new assignment. One evening, Robinson and two friends, came upon an opium den. While his friends called it a night, Robinson stayed on to sample the forbidden pleasures within - a decision that was to alter his life forever. Thus commences an autobiographical account of the seduction of a naive young romantic by the East, and of his eventual narrow escape from death.
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Studio: Orchid Press
Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 0.5" Width: 6" Height: 8.25" Weight: 0.7 lbs.
Release Date May 1, 2004
Publisher Orchid Press
ISBN 9745240389 ISBN13 9789745240384
Availability 0 units.
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