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Inhaltsangabe: The first novel in William Burroughs' anarchic 'Cut-Up Trilogy'. A world populated by hanged soldiers, North African street urchins, addicted narcotics agents, Spanish rent boys, evil doctors, corrupt judges and monsters from the mythology of history or the laboratories of science - Burroughs was truly the Hieronymus Bosch of the twentieth century. In this surreal, savage and brilliantly funny novel, his famous 'cut-up' technique, the slicing and random folding in of words, transforms the narrative into an extraordinary, unequalled new form of prose poetry, taking us deeper into the dark recesses of Burroughs' imagination.
Über den Autor: William Burroughs was born in St Louis, Missouri in 1914. Immensely influential among the Beat writers of the 1950s - notably Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg - he already had an underground reputation before the appearance of his first important book, 'Naked Lunch'. Originally published by the daring and influential Olympia Press (the original publishers of Henry Miller) in France in 1959, it aroused great controversy on publication and was not available in the US until 1962 and in the UK until 1964. The book was adapted for film by David Cronenberg in 1991. William Burroughs died in 1997.
Titel: THE SOFT MACHINE.
Verlag: London: Fourth Estate, 2010.
Buchbeschreibung Penguin Books Ltd (UK) Apr 2014, 2014. Taschenbuch. Buchzustand: Neu. 198x128x27 mm. Neuware - Draws the reader into an unmappable textual space, where nothing is true and everything is permitted, to make a total assault on the colonising powers of planet earth that have turned us all into machines. 272 pp. Englisch. Artikel-Nr. 9780141189789
Buchbeschreibung Corgi Books,, (London), 1970. 8°, (London), Corgi Books, (1970). 8°, 191 S., typogr. OBrosch., papierbed. ger. gebräunt; schönes Expl. Zweite englische Paperback-Ausgabe ('A Corgi Book', No.552 08465 4) "final, definitive edition considerably revised by the author"; Maynard/Miles A 5 f. Sprache: eng typogr. OBrosch., papierbed. ger. gebräunt; schönes Expl. Artikel-Nr. 15493AB