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Burroughs is the only American novelist living today who may conceivably be possessed by genius. Naked Lunch is one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Exerting its influence on the work of authors like Thomas Pynchon, J. Ballard, and William Gibson, on the relationship of art and obscenity, and on the shape of music, film, and media generally, it is one of the books that redefined not just literature but American culture.
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A cultural landmark and the most shocking novel in the English language, Naked Lunch is an exhilarating ride into the darkest recesses of the human psyche. An unnerving tale of an addict unmoored in New York, Tangier, and ultimately a nightmarish wasteland known as Interzone, Naked Lunch 's formal innovation, formerly taboo subject matter, and tour de force execution has exerted its influence authors like Thomas Pynchon and J. Ballard; on the relationship of art and obscenity; and on the shape of music, film, and media in general. William S Burroughs.
The novel was first published by the Olympia Press in The Olympia Naked Lunch was also issued with a bright purple and white dust jacket, which survives in this copy. Burroughs influenced a new generation of science fiction writers in the s, including the British novelist J G Ballard. Except as otherwise permitted by your national copyright laws this material may not be copied or distributed further. Full catalogue details.