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The Agony of Ecstasy Paperback – June, 2004

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'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.'
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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.

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