Presents an adventure story set in the jungle of Madagascar. While tripping through the author's trademark concerns - drugs, paranoia, and lemurs - this novel tells an important story about environmental devastation.
Ghost of Chance is an adventure story set in the jungle of Madagascar and filled with the obsessions that mark the work of the man who Norman Mailer once called, "the only American writer possessed by genius." While tripping through the author's trademark concerns?drugs, paranoia, and lemurs, this short novel tells an important story about environmental devastation in a way that only Burroughs can tell it.
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?The man?s got something to say, so shut up and listen? Time Out ?Whether scorning the cult of the prophets or considering the nature of truth, his writing is by turns as dark as Conrad, as sexy as Genet, as complex as Derrida, but always uniquely his own? Attitude ?Ideal for the supercool, heavy-duty intellectual in your life? Elizabeth Young
About William S. Burroughs
William S Burroughs is the grand-daddy of all cult writers. He is the author of Naked Lunch, Junky and many other novels. Short stories appear in High Risk 1 and The Junky's Christmas, both published by Serpent's Tail. He died in 1998. Ghost of Chance was first published by Serpent's Tail in hardback in 1997.
Ghost of Chance by William S. Burroughs
William S. Burroughs
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