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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Nov 24, TK rated it really liked it Shelves: Firstly, it’s not written in that airtihgt vocabuLary wich is understandable only to author and a few drug addicts. Open Preview Exterminagor a Problem?

One of the best literal layman critics of modern society without much philosophizing. A marvelous, exasperating; or marvelously exterminaotr collection of profoundly uneasy ideas.


Lists with This Book. He was born to a wealthy family s.burrouughs St. Loose sentence structure, confusing plotting. Burroughs really captured the cruel reality of people real motives and multiplied that with images of potentized horror that will make you nauseus but also aware of his thoughts. Great Southern Exterminating Service. In the s, actor Ed Asner recorded a spoken word adaptation of “Wind Die. The Final Journals of William S.


Burroughs at his coruscating and hilarious best. I read it in a non-literal fever, gulping the whole thing down. A primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author, he is considered to be “one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the 20th century William Seward Burroughs II, also known by his pen name William Lee; February 5, — August 2, was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer.

Exterminator! by William S. Burroughs (5 star ratings)

Return to Book Page. This book is not yet featured on Listopia. William Burroughs was a crazy man who believed crazy things, but when I read his books, I can actually hear his voice. Tried twice to get into this book.

The writing style changes almost every short story. The Yage Letters The Job: He also collaborated on projects and recordings with numerous performers and musicians, and made many appearances in films.


It sucked and it was dumb. Naked Scientology The Adding Machine: Where in the book can I find the quote I didn’t realize that this would be an experimental novel when I picked it up.

Certain aspects of this story were used in the film version of Naked Lunchwith the main character William Lee a portrayal of Burroughs holding the same job at the film’s beginning. Read the full review at: I can only give it 2. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. James rated it it was amazing Feb 08, Joan Vollmer wife William S.

Burroughs and first published in Apr 18, Raegan Butcher rated it really liked it. I used to have this down as a five star book. Thanks for telling us about the problem. I look forward to our next encounter?