Hypnotic . . . outrageous. [Burroughs] can think of the wildest parodies of erotic exuberance and invent the weirdest places for demonstrating them.” Harper’s
Burroughs is first and foremost a poet. His attunement to contemporary language is probably unequalled in American writing. Anyone with a feeling for English phrase at its most balanced, concise, and arresting, cannot fail to see this excellence.”Terry Southern
Burroughs writes with a beauty and efficiency unmatched by any living writer.”Chicago Sun-Times
Macabre, funny, reverberant, grotesque.”The New York Review of Books
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