The Place Of Dead Roads

The Place of Dead Roads
Publisher Holt Paperbacks
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Category Fiction
Total Pages 289
ISBN 9781466856615
Rating 2/5 from 1 reviews
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A good old-fashion shoot-out in the American West of the frontier days serves as the springboard for this hyperkinetic adventure in which gunslingers, led by Kim Carson, fight for galactic freedom. The Place of Dead Roads is the second novel in the trilogy with Cities of the Red Night and The Western Lands.

The Place of Dead Roads
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2013-11-26

A good old-fashion shoot-out in the American West of the frontier days serves as the springboard for this hyperkinetic adventure in which gunslingers, led by Kim Carson, fight for galactic freedom. The Place of Dead Roads is the second novel in the trilogy with Cities of the Red Night and

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The Place of Dead Roads
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2015-01-29

This surreal fable, set in America's Old West, features a cast of notorious characters: The Crying Gun, who breaks into tears at the sight of his opponent; The Priest, who goes into gunfights giving his adversaries the last rites; and The Nihilistic Kid himself, Kim Carson, a homosexual gunslinger who,

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The Place of Dead Roads
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Henry Holt
  • Release Date : 1985

Read online The Place of Dead Roads written by William S. Burroughs, published by Henry Holt which was released on 1985. Download full The Place of Dead Roads Books now! Available in PDF, ePub and Kindle.

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The Western Lands
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Penguin UK
  • Release Date : 2012-09-27

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

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Cities of the Red Night
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Holt Paperbacks
  • Release Date : 2013-11-26

While young men wage war against an evil empire of zealous mutants, the population of this modern inferno is afflicted with the epidemic of a radioactive virus. An opium-infused apocalyptic vision from the legendary author of Naked Lunch is the first of the trilogy with The Places of the Dead

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The Wild Boys
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01

The Wild Boys is a futuristic tale of global warfare in which a guerrilla gang of boys dedicated to freedom battles the organized armies of repressive police states. Making full use of his inimitable humor, wild imagination, and style, Burroughs creates a world that is as terrifying as it is

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The Western Lands
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Penguin Group USA
  • Release Date : 1988

Drawing heavily on Egyptian mythology, this visionary novel follows Joe the Dead, Kim Carsons, Neferti, Hassan i Sabbah, and the Old Man of the Mountains on their hazardous pilgrimage toward immortality

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Last Words
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2007-12-01

Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs is the most intimate book ever written by William S. Burroughs, author of Naked Lunch and one of the most celebrated literary outlaws of our time. Laid out as diary entries of the last nine months of Burroughs's life, Last Words

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The Soft Machine
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011-02-24

In Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs revealed his genius. In The Soft Machine he begins an adventure that will take us even further into the dark recesses of his imagination, a region where nothing is sacred, nothing taboo. Continuing his ferocious verbal assault on hatred, hype, poverty, war, bureaucracy, and

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William S  Burroughs Cutting Up the Century
  • Author : Joan Hawkins,Alex Wermer-Colan
  • Publisher : Indiana University Press
  • Release Date : 2019-05-17

William S. Burroughs Cutting Up the Century is the definitive book on Burroughs’ overarching cut-up project and its relevance to the American twentieth century. Burroughs’s Nova Trilogy (The Soft Machine, Nova Express, and The Ticket That Exploded) remains the best-known of his textual cut-up creations, but he committed more

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War  Language  and Identity in William S  Burroughs s  The Place of Dead Roads
  • Author : Nico Muniz
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 2002

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The Place of Dead Roads
  • Author : William Burroughs
  • Publisher : HarperCollins UK
  • Release Date : 2012-11-01

A controversial reworking of well-trodden American myth by the author of ‘Naked Lunch’.

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The Road
  • Author : Cormac McCarthy
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2007-03-20

NATIONAL BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE The searing, post-apocalyptic novel about a father and son's fight to survive. A father and his son walk alone through burned America. Nothing moves in the ravaged landscape save the ash on the wind. It is cold enough to crack stones, and when

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Nova Express
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011-02-24

The Soft Machine introduced us to the conditions of a universe where endemic lusts of the mind and body pray upon men, hook them, and turn them into beasts. Nova Express takes William S. Burroughs’s nightmarish futuristic tale one step further. The diabolical Nova Criminals—Sammy The Butcher, Green

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The Ticket That Exploded
  • Author : William S. Burroughs
  • Publisher : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.
  • Release Date : 2011-02-24

In The Ticket That Exploded, William S. Burroughs’s grand “cut-up” trilogy that starts with The Soft Machine and continues through Nova Express reaches its climax as inspector Lee and the Nova Police engage the Nova Mob in a decisive battle for the planet. Only Burroughs could make such a

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