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Snuggly Tales of Hashish and Opium

edited and translated by Brian Stableford

Short Stories

Gathered together in the present volume, edited and translated from the French by Brian Stableford, are sixteen tales of hashish and opium, many of which have never appeared in English before. From the pioneering "The Club of Hashishins" by Théophile Gautier, to Louis Latourrette's bizarre "The Phantom of Opium," this hallucinogenic sampling of psychotropic fashionability and fin-de-siècle exoticism, with its quasi-autobiographical accounts of smoking dens and decadent forays into dreams and visions, will be a welcome addition to all drug libraries, and of the greatest interest to any connoisseur of psychoactive literature.

Cover by a follower of Chokha

Published by Snuggly Books in September 2020
ISBN: 978-1-64525-040-1

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