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William S. Burroughs
The Naked Lunch - 1ST EDITION (UK) - 1st Printing - FRANCS 1500 - BURROUGHS 1959
The Olympia Press, 1959. Please see Item Description. The Naked Lunch - First Edition (Paris) - First Printing - William BURROUGHS - 1959 The Naked Lunch BURROUGHS, William Publisher: Olympia Press Location: Paris, France Date: 1959 Binding: Small octavo, original green and white paper covers, original dust jacket. Pages: 226 Original Price: FRANCS 1500 Edition: First Edition (Paris) Printing: First Printing Description: First Edition, First Printing of William Burroughs's masterpiece, one of only 5000 copies printed. "A book of great beauty and maniacally exquisite insight with a wild and deadly humor... The only American novelist who may conceivably be possessed by genius." - Norman Mailer. A very nice example in its original Dust Jacket. "Burroughs was the last great avatar of literary modernism and Naked Lunch is his most important work. Like an intrepid explorer into the inner space of the human psyche, Burroughs was unafraid to offer up his own unconscious as a kind of test bed, within which to allow the most sinister and viral of ideas to propagate. It was this activity--part alchemical, part psychological--that allowed him to prophesy with unerring accuracy the hideous modes that human behavior would assume in the post-apocalyptic second half of the twentieth century. Naked Lunch is essential reading for anyone who maintains any illusions about anything" (Will Self). Time All-Time 100 Novels. Condition: Very Good Book in Near Fine Dust Jacket. Book presents with richly colored original front cover with crisp text and boarders. Slight edge wear to cover and spine edg … [Click Below for Full Description]
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