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Free download or read online naked lunch pdf epub book. To make the case that he was also a poet is neither revisionist nor perverse but absurd. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading word virus. The first edition of the novel was published in 1959, and was written by william s. Before his 1959 breakthrough, naked lunch, an unknown william s. It is a candid eyewitness account of times and places that are now long gone, an unvarnished field report from the american postwar underground. Burroughs broke into the literary scene with junky sometimes also called junkie, a candid, semiautobiographical account of an unredeemed drug addict. Louis, missouri on february 5, 1914, to laura lee and mortimer burroughs, grandson and namesake of william s. Burroughs wrote junk, his first book, a candid, eyewitness account of times and places. I went over to the counter for another cup of coffee.1573 868 137 248 752 467 817 1467 289 1244 991 469 1147 709 329 285 1144 1367 1070 421 753 179 578 1441 790 75 1480 132 833 114 106