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Junk isn't, like alcohol or a weed, a method to elevated delight in existence. Junk isn't really a kick. it's a means of life.

In his debut novel, Junky, Burroughs fictionalized his reviews utilizing and peddling heroin and different medications within the Fifties right into a paintings that reads like a box document from the underworld of post-war the United States. The Burroughs-like protagonist of the unconventional, invoice Lee, see-saws among sessions of dependancy and rehab, utilizing a panoply of gear together with heroin, cocaine, marijuana, paregoric (a vulnerable tincture of opium) and goof balls (barbiturate), among others. For this definitive version, popular Burroughs student Oliver Harris has long past again to archival typescripts to re-created the author's unique textual content be aware via be aware. From the tenements of latest York to the queer bars of latest Orleans, Junky takes the reader right into a global right now long-forgotten and nonetheless with us this day. Burroughs’s first novel is a cult vintage and a serious a part of his oeuvre.

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