The Naked Lunch

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The anarchic, phenomenally strong-sellling classic from the godfather of the Beats.

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User Review  - jobinsonlis - LibraryThing

Naked Lunch is not for me. Having read two of his other books—Junkie and The Wild Boys—I might need to concede that Burroughs isn’t for me. However I can see the line that connects him to writers ... Read full review

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User Review  - MiaCulpa - LibraryThing

When we look back on our lives, there are key moments we are likely to remember. Our first day of school, Australia II winning the America’s Cup, the moment we lost our respective innocence. I lost ... Read full review

About the author (1993)

William Burroughs was born in St Louis, Missouri in 1914. Immensely influential among the Beat writers of the 1950s – notably Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg – he already had an underground reputation before the appearance of his first important book, ‘Naked Lunch’. William Burroughs died in 1997.

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