Publish date: 1995
Pages no: 222
Edition language: Polski
This was an incredibly exhausting and somewhat pointless read. The intro, as well as the annex, were okay-ish and had at least an informative value to them (to a certain degree...), but everything in between was horrid and reeeally far from being understandable or enjoyable at all. So... thanks, but...
I found this book so weird and awkward to read. Some parts are so crude and even cruel that made my stomach churn. Is also pretty hard to follow if you don't pay attention while reading. You get distracted just a second and you're lost. The only part I did find interesting was the appendix writt...
It is a fascinating experimental novel. It is a kind of drug fueled satire. It is part of a modernist movement of nightmare that has as its representatives Bacon in Art and Lou Reed in music. Interestingly Reed credits Burroughs as a huge influence. It is a hallucinogenic, discordant sort of p...
I've been reading this book the past few weeks during exams,just picking it up and flicking through a few pages every day. I think this is how Burroughs wanted it to be read. Any more and I find things get confused very fast with Naked Lunch. But it was a very enjoyable book to read.
There's no one quite like Burroughs. My only advice is to ignore the harrumphings about obscenity and read it as a comedy. It is hilarious.