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Hashish the Lost Legend free pdf Hashish is a lost Romantic masterpiece- it is a book so rare and sought-after that only two copies can be found anywhere in the world. This illustrated legend, set in Algeria, is presented as a 'pictorial opera' of love, hashish and tragedy in the time of Victorian erotica. The text is accompanied by gorgeous poems and songs. It also contains the first known illustrations and descriptions of true hashish hallucinations, as illustrated by the German artist Gottfried Sieben. All 50 of the original images are reproduced in this volume.

About Fritz Lemmermauer

Ronald K. Siegel, Ph.D., is a recognized world authority on drugs and drug literature. A former research professor at UCLA, he is the author of numerous books including the critically acclaimed Intoxication. He was featured in several Time cover stories and has been a consultant to Presidential Commissions and the World Health Organization. He is currently curator of the RKS Library of Drug Literature, one of the largest such libraries in the world. Stephen J. Gertz is an historian and bibliographer of erotic literature and the literature of drugs. As a writer he has contributed to Sin-A-Rama: Sleaze Sex Paperbacks of the Sixties (2005), Everything You Know About Sex Is Wrong (2005), the Los Angeles Times, and The Huffington Post. He is the author of Dope Menace. The Sensational World of Drug Paperbacks, 1900-1975 (2008). He resides in Los Angeles where he works as an antiquarian bookseller and founding contributor to the blog Booktryst. Fritz Lemmermayer was born in Vienna in 1857 and studied history and philosophy. He became a writer, poet, and journalist. A central and well-respected figure in literary circles, Lemmermayer maintained close relationships with writers and intellectuals, and was a friend of Gustav Mahler and Richard Wagner who he admired and visited often.

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Author : Fritz Lemmermauer
Publisher : Process Media
Data Published : 18 June 2015
ISBN : 1934170577
EAN : 9781934170571
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 132 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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