|Naked Lunch (1959) [Novel]|
by William S. Burroughs
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A classic of modern literature for over 35 years, Naked Lunch is the unnerving tale of Bill Lee, addicted to hustlers and narcotics, and his monumental descent into Hell. His journey takes him from New York to Tangiers, as he runs from the police and searches for a place to buy and take drugs.
Ultimately, he enters the hallucinatory fantasy world of the 'Interzone,' a nightmarish urban wasteland where individual freedom confronts the forces of totalitarianism.
Original title: Naked Lunch
Genre: Fiction→ Horror
Fiction→ Fantasy→ Contemporary→ Urban
- The Grove Weidenfeld printing includes : Introduction by William S. Burroughs :: Deposition : Testimony Concerning A Sickness | Afterthoughts on a Deposition | Appendix from The British Journal of Addiction | Letter from a Master Addict to Dangerous Drugs
- The Nova / Cut-Up Trilogy are a loose sequel to Naked Lunch