Burroughs the naked lunch

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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.

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Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs

It is an adaptation of William S. Burroughs ' novel of the same name , and an international co-production of Canada , Britain and Japan. Naked Lunch has since become a cult film , acclaimed for its surrealistic visual and thematic elements. Exterminator William Lee finds that his wife Joan is stealing his supply of insecticide to use as a recreational drug. Lee is arrested by the police, and he begins hallucinating due to being exposed to the insecticide. Lee comes to believe that he is a secret agent, and his boss, a giant talking beetle, assigns him the mission of killing Joan, who is allegedly an agent of an organization called Interzone Incorporated.

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Since its original publication in Paris in , Naked Lunch has become one of the most important novels of the twentieth century. Exerting its influence on the relationship of art and obscenity, it is one of the books that redefined not just literature but American culture. Enter your mobile number or email address below and we'll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer - no Kindle device required.
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