Have one to sell? Sell on Amazon
Flip to back Flip to front
Listen Playing... Paused   You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition.
Learn more
See this image

The Agony of Ecstasy Paperback – June, 2004


See all 3 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions
Amazon Price New from Used from
Paperback, June, 2004
$29.46 $2.78

American Warlord by Johnny Dwyer
American Warlord by Johnny Dwyer
Check out these curious biographies. | See all
NO_CONTENT_IN_FEATURE

O's Little Book of Happiness
"O's Little Book of Happiness"
A collection of thoughtful and affecting writing on happiness-the first in a series of inspirational books from O. Magazine. Learn more | More in Self-Help

Product Details

  • Paperback: 180 pages
  • Publisher: Continuum Intl Pub Group (June 2004)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0826468217
  • ISBN-13: 978-0826468215
  • Product Dimensions: 0.8 x 5.8 x 8.8 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 9.1 ounces
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #6,636,824 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)

Editorial Reviews

Review

'A thoughtful, sometimes brutally honest account. If you've ever wondered why young people take drugs, read The Agony of Ecstasy.'
(Oxford Times)

'in the tradition of literary drug-taking which stretches from Thomas de Quincey to Aldous Huxley and Hunter S. Thompson. It screams of teenage angst and the pressures to be cool, beautiful and self-possesed.'
(Times) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.

About the Author

Olivia Gordon is the daughter of two Oxford Dons - a Professor of Cellular Pathology and a Fellow in English Literature and biographer. She is South African by birth but now lives and works in London.

Customer Reviews

There are no customer reviews yet.
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Share your thoughts with other customers

More About the Author

Discover books, learn about writers, read author blogs, and more.