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Opium: The Diary of His Cure - Jean Cocteau, Margaret Crosland
Opium: The Diary of His Cure
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At one traumatic stage in his life, Cocteau became addicted to opium. Here he describes not only his extraordinary experiences when taking the drug, but also his sufferings while being treated for opium poisoning. Cocteau also reminisces about some of his closest friends, including Nijinsky and... show more
At one traumatic stage in his life, Cocteau became addicted to opium. Here he describes not only his extraordinary experiences when taking the drug, but also his sufferings while being treated for opium poisoning. Cocteau also reminisces about some of his closest friends, including Nijinsky and Proust, and provides revealing insights into his own life and the creation of some of his masterpieces. Opium remains a record of the liveliest impromptu mind of modern France."" - TLS. ""Hypnotic collection of maxims, stories and reflections."" - LA Times.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780720608007 (0720608007)
Publisher: Peter Owen Publishers
Pages no: 220
Edition language: English
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