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Burroughs, William S. 1914-1997

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Naked lunch : the restored text by William S Burroughs ( Book )
184 editions published between 1959 and 2011 in 4 languages and held by 4,398 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The tale of a descent into the hellish world of a narcotics addict as he travels from New York to Tangiers and then into the nightmarish Interzone
Cities of the red night by William S Burroughs ( Book )
45 editions published between 1980 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clem Snide, a private detective, has to solve a case of ritual murder. In the Gobi Desert 100,000 years ago, a red virus has erupted. And in the 18th century, gay pirates have set up their own republics in South America and are at war with the conquistadors. All three stories are merged at the end in a giant trans-time, trans-space battle
And the hippos were boiled in their tanks by William S Burroughs ( Book )
26 editions published between 2007 and 2013 in 4 languages and held by 1,259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"And The Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks is an engaging, fast-paced read that shows the two authors' developing styles. It is also an incomparable artifact, a legendary novel from the dawn of the Beat movement by two hugely influential writers."--BOOK JACKET
The soft machine by William S Burroughs ( Book )
70 editions published between 1961 and 2014 in 3 languages and held by 1,230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Queer by William S Burroughs ( Book )
46 editions published between 1985 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 1,201 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tells the story of William Lee, a man afflicted with both acute heroin withdrawal and romantic and sexual yearnings for a fellow user named Eugene in 1940s Mexico City
The place of dead roads by William S Burroughs ( Book )
38 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and French and held by 1,166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Roman om revolvermanden Kim Carson og hans oplevelser rundt i verden og på planeten Venus, i stadig kamp med det etablerede samfund
The ticket that exploded by William S Burroughs ( Book )
61 editions published between 1967 and 2014 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Inspector Lee and the Nova Police engage the Nova Mob in a decisive battle for the planet. Scientists and combat troops, ad men and con men whose deceitful language has spread like an incurable disease, create terror
Nova Express by William S Burroughs ( Book )
64 editions published between 1964 and 2010 in 6 languages and held by 1,164 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In this novel of future violence and corruption, the anarchic Nova Mob descends on humankind, while the Nova Police try to match them
The western lands by William S Burroughs ( Book )
30 editions published between 1987 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This novel concludes the trilogy begun in Cities of the Red Night ( LJ 11/15/80) and The Place of the Dead Roads ( LJ 2/1/84). The title refers to the place in ancient Egyptian mythology where souls journeyed in search of immortality. Characters from Burroughs's earlier works reappear; the dreamlike prosestylistically a mixture of straight-forward and surrealistic narrative, with sparse use of the cut-up method Burroughs developed with the late Brion Gysinabounds with images of violent homosexuality, man-eating insects, and rancid decay as Burroughs explores such themes as addiction, mortality, the survival of the species, and the quest for eternal life. Essential for all serious literature collections.--Amazon.com
Junky by William S Burroughs ( Book )
66 editions published between 1973 and 2012 in 6 languages and held by 983 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"For this fiftieth-anniversary edition, eminent Burroughs scholar Oliver Harris has painstakingly recreated the author's original text, word by word, from archival typescripts and places the book's contents against a lively historical background in a comprehensive introduction. Here as well, for the first time, are Burroughs' own unpublished introduction and an entire omitted chapter, along with many "lost" passages, as well as auxiliary texts by Allen Ginsberg and others."--BOOK JACKET
Writers at work : the Paris review interviews, third series by Alfred Kazin ( Book )
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 961 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"Interviews and biographical notes, prepared for book publication by George Plimpton."
Exterminator! A novel by William S Burroughs ( Book )
34 editions published between 1966 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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The adding machine : selected essays by William S Burroughs ( Book )
18 editions published between 1985 and 2013 in English and held by 871 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scintillating essays about the author himself, his interests, his influences, his friends and foes. He offers candid and not always flattering assessments of other writers. He ruminates on science and the often dubious paths into which it seem intent on leading us, whether into outer or inner space. Burroughs reviews his reviewers, explains his famous "cup-up" method, and discusses the role coincidence has played in his life and his work
The wild boys : a book of the dead by William S Burroughs ( Book )
33 editions published between 1971 and 2008 in English and held by 845 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A futuristic tale of global warfare in which a guerrilla gang of boys dedicated to freedom battles the organized armies of repressive police states
Stoned immaculate the music of the Doors by Doors (Musical group) ( Recording )
2 editions published in 2000 and held by 803 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The songs made famous by the musical group The Doors performed by a variety of artists
Ghost of chance by William S Burroughs ( Book )
22 editions published between 1991 and 2002 in English and held by 768 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In 18th Century Madagascar, a pirate establishes a settlement with laws to protect the local flora and fauna, the latter comprising a large lemur population. The pirate's ideal is destroyed by greedy developers and the lemurs go the way of so many other species, victims of "Homo Sap, the Ugly Animal."
The last words of Dutch Schultz : a fiction in the form of a film script by William S Burroughs ( Book )
22 editions published between 1965 and 2001 in English and held by 755 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Before he was gunned down in the Palace Chop House in Newark, NJ, October 1935, Arthur Flegenheimer, alias Dutch Schultz, was generally considered New York's Number One racketeer. He survived for two days, with a police stenographer to record his last words. He talked of his childhood and youth, as well as his recent past. Burroughs has taken these last words as a starting point to create his own fiction about the man
Interzone by William S Burroughs ( Book )
27 editions published between 1989 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 752 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
While living in Tangiers in the 1950s, Burroughs wrote "a startling collection of short stories, autobiographical sketches, letters, and diary entries, all of which showcase his trademark mordant humor, while delineating the addictions to drugs and sex that are the central metaphors of his work."--Cover, Penguin ed
Port of saints by William S Burroughs ( Book )
13 editions published between 1973 and 1997 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"The mind-boggling story of a man whose alternate selves take him on a fantastic journey through space, time, and sexuality."--Back cover
The third mind by William S Burroughs ( Book )
12 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and Undetermined and held by 440 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
 
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Baroouz, Ouiliam.
Baroouz, Ouiliam, 1914-
Baroouz, Ouiliam, 1914-1997
Barouz, Vilijem S.
Berrouz, Uilʹi︠a︡m
Berrouz, Uilʹi︠a︡m, 1914-1997
Burroughs, W. S.
Burroughs, W. S. 1914-1997
Burroughs, W.S. (William S.)
Burroughs, William.
Burroughs, William, 1914-1997
Burroughs, William S.
Burroughs, William Seward.
Burroughs, William Seward, 1914-
Burroughs, William Seward, 1914-1997
Burroughs, William Seward, Jr., 1914-1997
Burūz, Wilyām, 1914-1997
Lee, William.
Lee, William, 1914-1997
Lee, Willy.
Lee, Willy, 1914-
Lee, Willy, 1914-1997
Seward Burroughs, William 1914-1997
William S. Burroughs
Барроуз, Уильям, 1914-1997
Берроуз, Уильям, 1914-1997
バロウズ, ウィリアム
バロウズ, ウイリアム・S
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