Naked Lunch

Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Naked Lunch
Bill Lee, an addict and hustler, travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the Interzone, a bizarre fantasy world, in an edition that features restored text, archival material, and an essay on psychoactive drugs.

Publisher: New York : Grove Press, c2009
Edition: 50th anniversary ed
ISBN: 9780802122070
Branch Call Number: FIC B
Characteristics: vii, 299 p. ; 22 cm


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Nov 03, 2012
  • theorbys rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

A difficult text, and certainly not for everyone, but it is one of the fundamental dysvisionary literary texts of the modern world, and one of Burroughs' masterpieces, as alive and well in the 21st century as it was in the 20th.

Nov 24, 2010
  • brianvw1 rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

Once thought of this book as holy. Great memories. Introduced the idea of language as virus.

Nov 02, 2009
  • petr rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

this is a brutal saga of a heroin addict. the heroin addict. very difficult to establish context but if you have a short attention span you will love this dark and strange book


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