The Soft Machine

The Soft Machine

by William S. Burroughs
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The Soft Machine by William S. Burroughs

In Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs revealed his genius. In The Soft Machine he begins an adventure that will take us even further into the dark recesses of his imagination, a region where nothing is sacred, nothing taboo. Continuing his ferocious verbal assault on hatred, hype, poverty, war, bureaucracy, and addiction in all its forms, Burroughs gives us a surreal space odyssey through the wounded galaxies in a book only he could create.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780802197214
Publisher: Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
Publication date: 02/24/2011
Series: Burroughs, William S.
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 184
Sales rank: 628,693
File size: 4 MB

About the Author


William S. Burroughs (1914-1997) was the author of numerous novels, including Junky, Queer Naked Lunch, Nova Express, The Ticket That Exploded, The Soft Machine, and The Wild Boys. He is considered one of the twentieth century's most radical, innovative, and influential writers, and a founding member of the Beat Generation.

Date of Birth:

February 4, 1914

Date of Death:

August 2, 1997

Place of Birth:

St. Louis, Missouri

Place of Death:

Lawrence, Kansas

Education:

Los Alamos Ranch School; A.B., Harvard University, 1936; graduate study, 1938

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