In order o accomplish he purpose I prostituted myself o one "of La manufacture du meurtre the priests Most distastefulhing I ever stood still for "the priests Most distasteful hing I ever stood still for he sex act he metamorphosed himself into a green crab from he waist up retaining human legs and genitals hat secreted a caustic erogenous slime while a horrible stench filled World Music: Traditions and Transformations the hut I was ableo endure The Klondike Cat these horrible encounters by promising myselfhe pleasure of killing his disgusting monster when he Goodbye, Friend! Hello, Friend! time came And my reputation as an idiot was by now so well establishedhat I escaped all but Ballistic the most routine control measures Sohe paragraph above Octopuses: A Ladybird Expert Book that I shared with you is strange but easily understood Now check outhis paragraph Larval people whispering flesh Eyes ejaculated s I know it is experimental It reminds me of hose alchemists experiments when hey ried o produce gold from excrements And failed Ultimately hey were just dabbling in shitThis book reads as if Burroughs swallowed words like rectal mucous compost heap jissom masturbate cock dropped his pants And just hrew Darwin Becomes Art: Aesthetic Vision in the Wake of Darwin: 1870-1920 them up onhe page This is not even a stream of consciousness or unconsciousness for hat matter When I am completely off my face haven had any sleep for 30 hours and I m Beyond Effective thinkinghings just before passing out I STILL make sense There is his piece of advice WG Sebald supposedly used o give By all means be experimental but let he reader be part of he experiment That s where Burroughs fails miserablyHere is a random uote from a random page Corpses hang pants open on he road o Monterrey clear and loud ahead naked post cards and baby shoes A man comes back o something he left in underwear peeled he boy warm in 1929 Thighs slapped he bed jumped ass up Johnny screw Cup is split wastings
"thermodynamics crawls home game of empty hands bed "crawls home game of empty hands bed post dead uestion carrion smell sharp open inIt goes like his for six chapters Nonsense in its purest form So when chapter seven comes and all of a sudden paragraphs seem Fully Involved to be organized in an almost coherent manner you get all excited evenhough Incest Erotica Bundle the plot is still completely bonkers but alleluiahere IS a plot Or at least in comparison o he previous six chapters which were written by someone with a serious case of anterograde amnesia who can only remember From One Night to Wife the last five words he has writtenButhen chapter seven ends and it goes right back o gibberishWhat am I supposed o get out of Contemporary Latin American Literature: Original Selections from the Literary Giants for Intermediate and Advanced Students this book There werewo sentences I liked and I used he word sentence loosely as obviously Burroughs has a very particular approach o punctuation Jungle invades Urania: A Romance the weed grown parks where armadillos infected withhe earth eating disease gambol Children in the Global Sex Trade through deserted kiosks and Bolivar in catatonic limestone liberatedhe areaand The name is Clem Snide I am a Private Ass Hole I will ake on any job any identity any body I will do anything difficult dangerous or downright dirty for a price And he shock factor is non existent It s 2013 you can write all you want about cocks in rectums on every page even as Burroughs laboriously did and I won Wild Mustang t even bat an eye Eveningouched our rectumsThank you and goodbye Imagine hat he cable box has only 20 channels Imagine hat hese channels are playing a variety of sex films a documentary on parasitic and poisonous insects of Belonging the a sci fi police drama strangely analogouso Dr Who no Daleks sorry and a film about junkies Now imagine what all his would look like when he TV was set Grandpa Grumpy's Family to jump randomly among channels every few seconds This ishe best description I can give The Guardian tohe Dead Girls, Dead Boys, Dead Things text of The Soft Machine howeverhis belies Sandpiper Drift the strange almost coherence contained despitehe channel change static bursts I found myself imagining at every punctuation mark A ime raveling agent attempting o foil religious mind control regulate drug usage among hose without proper documentation The strange religious sacrifices capital punishment he could fall prey o flicker in and out of he picture The unnerving presence of he Doctor Benway flickers in and out much less noticably han in Naked Lunch but here all he same The fever dreams of he junk sick flicker against sexual gratification boys undressing he smell of rancid ide flatrectal mucousWhat it means if anything I don know nor do I really care Searching for a blatant narrative in Bachelor-Auction Bridegroom (The Way We Met...And Married) (Harlequin American Romance Series) this book is a convoluted search indeed but if you re readinghis The State of Public Administration then you probably expect a challenge anyway I liked it justhe same If you imagine The State of Public Administration: Issues, Challenges and Opportunities the stereotype of an avant. In Naked Lunch William S Burroughs revealed his genius In The Soft Machine he begins an adventurehat will ake us even further into he dark. ,
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"Machine Sure It S A Clever Idea "Sure it s a clever idea actually reading it would be a painful hing My process reading Alexandria, Real and Imagined the book went likehis p5 The Complete Editor the start what s going on here p6 how long ishis going Architecture and Armed Conflict: The Politics of Destruction to continue p9 oh it s going on forhe whole book p13 I can see how his style conveys a delirious fractured mind and world p20 but I m not really getting anything else out of it by reading p27 in fact it s very hard o concentrate on Talking with Doctors the book so it s probably pointlesso carry on At The Yipping Tiger and Other Tales from the Neuropsychiatric Clinic this point I look athe wikipedia entry Theorists of the Modernist Novel: James Joyce, Dorothy Richardson, Virginia Woolf to see if it will help me read and appreciatehe book It Marley tells mehat Annie, Between the States the plot starts at chapter 7 Surprised andempted by he promise of a plot and intrigued o see how Cruel Harvest the book changes I returno Rex: A Mother, Her Autistic Child, and the Music that Transformed Their Lives the book p28 Iake one look at he page and decide I really cannot be bothered Burroughs has he power o make almost anyone s skin crawl His works are clusters of unfocused creative genius complete with hoards of vulgarities and absurd gags Naked Lunch was "a ranscendent reading experience for me it was like nothing I d ever read before It was something uniue and "transcendent reading experience for me it was like nothing I d ever read before It was something uniue and "Totally Off The Walls "off he walls o a point of extreme difficulty but also extreme entertainment The Soft Machine is uite similar in The Friend these regards but it is also even less focused and experimental It s really just a bunch of words jammedogether Bomber Boys: Fighting Back, 1940-1945 to form sentenceshat are hilarious original satirical disgusting and above all absolutely bewildering in every way imaginable I assume Through Streets Broad and Narrow this entirehing was written by Burroughs while he was on some heavy drugs which is pretty much Someone To Love the case with most of his work buthis one especially There s no plot here although The Subterraneous Passage; or, Gothic Cell there are scenes and reoccurring characters buthey are likely The Way of Effortless Mindfulness: A Revolutionary Guide for Living an Awakened Life to disappear aime any moment In The Advertising Agency Business the middle of a sentence everything can change overhe course of a single page excrement can Alamein turn into metal andhe phrase rectal mucus may even be used several goddamn Undone Is Beautiful: There Is Beauty to Be Found in the Middle of the Mess times The faint of heart might wanto stay away from his one for sure as it does get pretty damn nasty at imes which is actually an understatement Seriously his book can get really fucking gross and disturbing as it is filled with violently sexual and sexually violent content as well as some of he most repulsive descriptions of obscene Jek/Hyde to sayhe least acts in literary history However it s also pretty funny and is not afraid Learning to See to be both enjoyable and disgusting simultaneously which is arick few authors can pull off nearly as well as Burroughs So dive into Addiction this insane discomforting oddity at your own risk but be warned it may behe most confusing and gross hing you ve ever read even if you re used o Surviving Seduction transgressive and experimental lit Breathe in Johnny Here Goes I respect ratherhan love it Like Gravity s Rainbow s sewer scene on his knees bare as a baby or William T Vollmann s It Takes A Thief (Hagen Series telephone exchange between steel reefs a wire wrapped in gutta percha vibrates I herebyzzZZZZZthe critical situationa crushing blowThe sleepwalker s all eyeshe realist is all ears heir mating forms he elephone Later perhaps I see parts flashing cut in from David Lynch his is a formica The Moon Platoon table or Cronenberg s not naked lunch or beginning of Kubrick s 2001 apes confronted with steel Celluloid burning when we came out ofhe mud we had names Perhaps Trump Tweets massacred by homoeroticism I have never seen a hin person drinking Diet Coke 1143 AM 14 Oct 2012 Thinking man s hin man Marlowe and Philip K Dick detectives utilizing hird person singular indirect recall hough now using he cut up method Burroughs unsettles and alarms with images of consumption not o mention graphic scenes of sex drugs coprophagia sacrifice self abuse Pan God of Panic piping blue notes hrough empty streets as he berserk The Sudanese Communist Party: Ideology and Party Politics time machinewisted a ornado of years and centuries wind hrough dusty offices and archives Late night Trump weets interrupted because The US cannot allow EBOLA infected people back People hat go o far away places o help out are great but must suffer Taking Smart Risks: How Sharp Leaders Win When Stakes are High the conseuences 622 PM 1 Aug 2014 Theime Risk to be Messianic is now Word Hordes ofhe World Unite I feel like I just jumped off a modern Joyce nightmare Not even my warm bath diet Coke Hi Chew blood sugar highs and restless foot cramps can keep me from Pretty Sly the dizzying nature of Windurbines are ripping Scotland apart and killing Unravel Me tourismElectric bills in Scotland are skyrocketing stophe madness High on ammonia issuing insane orders Gra. Recesses of his imagination a region where nothing is sacred nothing aboo Continuing his ferocious verbal assault on hatred hype poverty war .
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Mmy award goes o Adele Song of he "year hello reading paperback 3rd edition on back "HELLO Reading paperback 3rd edition on back bath Record of Bete De Jour: The Intimate Adventures Of An Ugly Man the Year HELLO Listeningo audiobook of revised edition Best Pop Solo Performance HELLO HELLO HELLO The inconsistency between editions seems right Lost seems right Unsettled seems right Unfinished loop seems o capture he Burroughs sense of a living Hidden Agenda (Project Justice text I m adrift Wet certainly Drowning Cuthe word lines Cut The Secret Wife the music lines Smashhe control images Smash Man of Honour: John MacArthur, Duellist, Rebel, Founding Father the control machine Burnhe books Kill he priests Kill Kill Kill Amazing how he haters losers keep Student Sex With Teacher - Spanking Sexy 3-Story Bundle tweetinghe name Fkface Von Clownstick like A McCabe at Heart they are so original like no one else is doing it 935 AM 3 May 2013 Welcome Mr President President Trump welcomeo Solomon's Keepers the future nothing here now but circling word dust dead postcard fallinghrough space between world his road in his sharp spell of carrion The Soft Machine is like a A Girl Less Ordinary travelogue concocted by a perverted and drugged spaceravelerI had his special Green Boy I was making it with who knew he ropes you might say and he old me we have o City Doctor, Outback Nurse tunehe heat wave out with music So we get all he Indians and all he Green Boys with drums and flutes and copper plates and stayed just out of he heat blast beating he drums and slowly closed in lam had rigged up a catapult o hrow limestone boulders and shattered he cubicle so we move in with spears and clubs and finish hem off and smashed he heat sending set hat was a living radio with insect parts We urn he Green Boys loose and on our way rejoicingIt is an acid rip in which atrocities and scatology are special delicacies and idbits on offerI pushed into a Turkish Bath and surprised a faggot brandishing a deformed erection in Many Europes: Choice and Chance in Western Civilization, Volume 2 the steam room and strangled him straightaway with a soapyowel I had The Organizational Champion: How to Develop Passionate Change Agents at Every Level to check in I washin now barely strength in my receding flesh Writing For Business Results to finish offhat Jade Darcy and the Affair of Honor tired faggot I got into my clothes shivering and gaping and walked intohe Party Hearty: Hot, Sexy, Have-a-Blast Food Fun All Year Round terminal drugstore Five minuteso Mantra twelve Five minuteso score I walked over The Girl from the Garden tohe night clerk and Assimilate or Go Home: Notes from a Failed Missionary on Rediscovering Faith threw a piece ofin on himAnd William S Burroughs surely is a revolutionary but I don The Teenage Brain t know exactly of what sort however probably sexual or maybe chemical or perhaps even linguistic Duringhe sex act he metamorphosed himself into a green crab from he waist up retaining human legs and genitals hat secreted a caustic erogenous slime while a horrible stench filled When Love Happens the hut I was ableo endure The Girl from the Garden these horrible encounters by promising myselfhe pleasure of killing Night Hush this disgusting monster whenhe The Wrong Dead Guy time came And my reputation as an idiot was by now so well establishedhat I escaped all but he most routine control measuresIt akes all kinds o make he world so even a depiction of despicable vices can be hustled at a profit The one book by Burroughs The Flight: Charles Lindbergh's 1927 Trans-Atlantic Crossing that separateshe fans from Nightingale: (Originally appeared in the print anthology THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY) the curious The curious usuallyhink no I am not going Faint Trace: A June Lyons Novella there Relentless sexual assault mixed with very experimental writing makeshis book Charming I love Burroughs voice I also The Cherry Harvest think he s one ofhe great satire writers of all ime A rue American drug addict original Pure dissonance attrition and aggression over The Sun the Mayan battleshipshat distillate phosphorescent obsidians into rains of junk It ends with a dose of apomorphine Devoured: From Chicken Wings to Kale Smoothies--How What We Eat Defines Who We Are though I ve seen a lot of comments about howhis book of experimental fiction is unreadable which I did not find o be he case at all In fact I enjoyed reading it immensely he repetition of he cut up material gives it a sort of surreal hypnotic uality The writing is occasionally straight up brilliant Some of he sex stuff is a bit oo much The 3rd Woman though if I never hearhe phrase rectal mucus and carbolic soap again it will be The Stolen Child too soonI do agreehat it is difficult Yes, and to understandhe plot would be bizarre and difficult Laugh-Out-Loud Christmas Jokes for Kids to follow even ifold in a raditional manner but o A Line of Blood then chop it up and rearrange it makes it impossible Most ofhe book comes across like avant garde word soup poetry and bears almost no resemblance Cinco de Mayhem (Santa Fe Cafe Mystery, to araditional narrative There is a plot Cinco de Mayhem though about aime The Antarctic Book of Cooking and Cleaning: A Polar Journey traveler who can infiltrate other people s bodies It is spelled out pretty clearly about halfwayhrough The Book of Love: Improvisations on a Crazy Little Thing the book inhe chapter called The Mayan Caper and Mad as Helen (River Road, that chapter even explains why everything is all jumbled up and out of order and whathe sex is all aboutThis is definitely not for everyone but I hought it was brilliant I will definitely be picking up he other Crazy Heart two books inhis cut up rilogy soo. Ureaucracy and addiction in all its forms Burroughs gives us a surreal space odyssey hrough he wounded galaxies in a book only he could creat.