Re: RARA-AVIS: Naked Lunch

Date: 20 Oct 2006

miker wrote:

"Read this during a long travel day this week."

Am I getting the correct impression that Naked Lunch made it longer?

"I've read lots of praise for it. Evidently Burroughs is revealing the depths of depravity borne of drug addiction, sadism, and pedophilia. I was glad to find out that my suspicion that these things are being glorified is unwarranted."

Definitely doesn't glorify anything.

"Communicable disease and every imaginable human excretion figure largely."

Don't forget the insects.


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