The Western Lands

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Blending war films and pornography, and referencing Kafka and Mailer.’The Western Lands’ confirms William S. Burroughs status as one of America’s greatest writers.

ISBN: 9780141189949 Author: Burroughs, William S. Publisher: Penguin Classics Publication Date: 28th January 2010 Imprint: Penguin Classics Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.54 (edition:22) Pages: 258 Language: English Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:

A fascinating mix of autobiographical episodes and extraordinary Egyptian theology, Burroughs’s final novel is poignant and melancholic. Blending war films and pornography, and referencing Kafka and Mailer, The Western Lands confirms his status as one of America’s greatest writers. The final novel of the trilogy containing Cities of the Red Night and The Place of Dead Roads, this is a profound meditation on morality, loneliness, life and death.

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