Thomas de Quincey blue plaque in London

Thomas de Quincy 1785-1859 wrote 'Confessions of an English Opium Eater' in this house

Thomas Penson De Quincey (/ˈtɒməs 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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