A Modern De Quincey: Autobiography of an Opium Addict (Paperback)

by H.R. Robinson, Gerry Abbott

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In 1923, upon completion of a posting in northern Burma, Captain Robinson returned to Mandalay to await a new assignment. While there he sampled the pleasures of the opium den. This is his account of the seduction of a naive young romantic by the East and of his narrow escape from death. 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

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