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A Look Inside Opium Fiend
|Opium smokers in an opulent private smoking room in San Francisco’s Chinatown, photographed by I. W. Taber in 1886. These men are reclining on a “bed” especially made for the purpose of opium smoking.||Complete layout of paraphernalia for opium smoking from the author’s collection. The components date to the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries and were crafted in China. (Photograph by Paul Lakatos)||The author smoking opium at his Bangkok apartment in 2007. During this time he was nursing a twenty-pipe-per-day opium habit. (Photograph by Jack Barton)|
Incredibly detailed if you want a first class history in the use of opium and all of its accessories, this would be a great place to find just that. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Bruce Russell
the subject matter is fascinating. author's knowledge is outstanding. however, i really disliked his writing style. so much so that i couldn't bring myself to finish it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by maggie kantola
I don't have much to add to the existing reviews, I just want to say that this book is impossible to put down and the author has picked the most enthralling stories and amazing... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Avery
If this guy smoked 30 opium pipes a day in S.E. Asia, I've been to Mars. Not even close to Burroughs "Junkie" or "Basketball Diaries".Published 6 months ago by Zorka Bess
magic carpet ride...lost in the billows and down the rabbit hole...mesmerizing and fascinating...not to be missed..Published 8 months ago by Kit
The author writes in a compelling way about what could almost be described as a love affair with opium. Read morePublished 13 months ago by I Love My Kindle