The Adding Machine

The Adding Machine

Selected Essays

Book - 2013
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This collection, containing both fiction and nonfiction, is representative of Burroughs's work. The style and tone are vintage Burroughs; the themes of addiction, mind control, and homosexuality central to the novels are explored here more succinctly. The most original material consists of comments on writing and writers: perceptive remarks on Hemingway and Fitzgerald, an interesting comparison of Proust and Beckett, and an acknowledgment of Conrad's influence on a portion of Naked Lunch.
Publisher: New York : Grove Press, [2013]
Edition: First edition
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9780802121950
0802121950
Branch Call Number: 814.54 B945A 2013
Characteristics: xxiii, 238 pages ; 21 cm
Alternative Title: Selected essays

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