Exterminator! [William S. Burroughs] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Conspirators plot to explode a train carrying nerve gas. A perfect . Exterminator [William S. Burroughs] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. In one of the earliest book-length critical studies of WSB’s work, the excellent William Burroughs: The Algebra of Need, Eric Mottram writes that “Exterminator! is a.
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Burroughs Viking Press books Short story collection stubs. I look forward to our next encounter? Interviews with William S. I liked this book much more than Burrough’s “Naked Lunch”.
I just read like some of his other novels. Also, while I did know about Burroughs murdering his wife Joan Vollmer, I didn’t know about a s.burroughhs of the other shit he and Ginsberg got up to.
EXTERMINATOR! by William S. Burroughs | Kirkus Reviews
Money is like junk. But what I liked the most about the book is the way Burroughs speaks about humanity and revolution. Oct 08, Brandon Montgomery rated it really liked it Shelves: Navy in to serve in World War II, he dropped out and became afflicted with the drug addiction that affected him for the rest of his life, while working a variety of jobs.
Gregg Yeti rated it it was amazing Sep 11, Oct 30, Thomas Hale rated it really liked it. Burroughs really captured the cruel reality of people real motives and multiplied that with images of potentized horror that will make you nauseus but also aware of his thoughts.
I wasn’t sure whether to give this 2 or 3 stars, it’s really 2. Some of the stories, such as “Ali’s Smile”, had previously been published in other books and magazines such as Rolling StoneVillage VoiceEvergreen Reviewand Esquire. And the fact that he once had a job as rat and insect Exterminator is something like exterminqtor.
So I stayed away from Burroughs for a couple decades until Tadpole and a couple others mentioned his work in a positive light.
Burroughs began writing essays and journals in early adolescence. Joan Vollmer wife William S. Here is William S.
Revolution is welcomed as a whole new concept, removed from political influences and watched through the prism of a way people act in desperation. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. He says so much with such simple terms its like his language is guided by the principle less is more, but with many naturalistic poetic images that can’t leave anyone resigned. Burroughs’ imagination, memories and mind is a truly unique experience.
Burroughs wrote 18 novels and novellas, six collections of short stories and four collections of essays.
Familiar albeit new is “The Lemon Kid” who puts the whammy on show-biz folk; “Johnny 23” that offs hostile vibes and unfortunately people via “virus replication outside the body”; Bently the kiss of death; scientologists galore; the Purple Better One “a friend exterminatoe all good Darkies everywhere” ; pictures that cause visual stigmata by visual power; plus endless sodomistic adolescents, sadistic cops, doped-out freaks — skeletons of ten movies Burroughs will only give stage directions for.
Much s.burroughd Burroughs’s work is semi-autobiographical, primarily drawn from his experiences as a heroin addict, as he lived throughout Mexico City, London, Paris, Berlin, the South American Amazon and Tangier in Morocco.
Return to Book Page. The Yage Letters The Job: It was a very fun read, and full of surprises – a guide for efficient life habits, pornography that explodes the faces of FBI agents, police brutality at a student protest and gay youths tran My first Burroughs, but given his reputation I had a good idea of what to expect, and I was proven mostly right. Part of this s.bruroughs just context, in more than one way; the first time I read Exterminator! The lies are obvious.