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Opium Eater

Andrew Dallmeyer Price: $17.99

As de Quincey scribbles away in abject poverty, buoyed up by narcotic sustenance, desperately trying to meet deadlines for Blackwood his publisher, he is accompanied by a pickpocket and simpleton, Willy

The brilliant loquacious addict and the affably childish dimwit are drawn together by circumstance and a mutual need. The wonderful mastery of image in the author's work is reflected in the dialogue' ~ Robert Gore Langton

'Dallmeyer's play combines an exuberent eccentricity with a genuine passion for words and a powerful economy of expression' ~ Time Out

'... one of the best things I have ever seen in fringe theatre' ~ Martin Cropper, The Times


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