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The soft machine ; Nova express ; The wild boys

William S. Burroughs

The soft machine ; Nova express ; The wild boys

three novels

by William S. Burroughs

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Published by Grove Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Science fiction, American.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesSoft machine., Nova express., Wild boys.
    Statementby William S. Burroughs.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3552.U75 A6 1988
    The Physical Object
    Pagination548 p. ;
    Number of Pages548
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2401415M
    ISBN 100802130844
    LC Control Number87031629

      The Soft Machine is the first book in Burroughs' innovative 'cut-up' Nova trilogy - followed by Nova Express and The Ticket That in a new, revised edition based on Burroughs' original manuscripts, it is a ferocious assault on hype, poverty, war and addiction in all its forms. Using this technique with elements of satire and sci-fi, the s saw Burroughs releasing novels like The Soft Machine () and Nova Express (), which indicted consumerism and social Born:

    Another poster from Atelier Bagatelle, the third in what will be a series of substance abusing cult writers and poets. The first poster is of course Hunter S. Thompson, whose drug & drink inspired rants were legendary. The second is Charles Bukowski. This third poster celebrates William Burroughs,5/5().   By the time of his death he was widely recognised as one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the twentieth century. His numerous books include Naked Lunch, Junky, Queer, Nova Express, Interzone, The Wild Boys, The Ticket That Exploded and The Soft Machine. After living in Mexico City, Tangier Reviews: 1.

    SOFT MACHINE: - Soft Machine: One of the greatest UK avant/jazz-rock bands of all time. Their work, from their earliest performances as a psychedelic band who were contemporaries of, and shared stages with, Syd Barrett's Pink Floyd and the Jimi Hendrix Experience, all the way to being one of Europe's best known 'fusion' groups, has influenced several generations of bands, and. We're really happy with the great and extensive interview with Soft Machine's John Etheridge, Theo Travis, Roy Babbington, John Marshall - in the influentia online magazine It’s Psychedelic Baby, courtesy of the great Slovenian music enthusiast, journalist and record collector Klemen Breznikar. "Soft Machine is a legend and an institution of British music, a band who included Robert Wyatt.


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tight bind /5. Three Novels: The Soft Machine, Nova Express, the Wild Boys Paperback – March 1, by William S. Burroughs (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions.

Price New from Used from 5/5(1). Title and structure. The title The Soft Machine is a name for the human body, and the main theme of the book (as explicitly written in an appendix added to theBritish edition) concerns how control mechanisms invade the body.

The book is written in a style close to that of Naked Lunch, employing third-person singular indirect recall, though now using the cut-up : William S. Burroughs. The Soft Machine; Nova Express; The Wild Boys: Three Novels Paperback – March 1, by William S.

Burroughs (Author) out of 5 stars 1 rating. See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from 5/5(1). The Soft Machine is a weird, weird book that features Burroughs' infamous 'cut up' writing style (which again, you'll either love or hate) and dips in and out of sci-fi/fantasy worlds as the characters (who are mostly junkies/rent boys) have random drug-fuelled conversations about life and the universe/5.

But the wild boys are apaches of freedom, and so are different from the "thought-control mob," the narcotic cops and the despots of the communications monopolies who are the villains of Burroughs's other books--espeically "Nova Express." The wild boys in this book are a positive force for freedom: i.e., they have such an aversion to women (to.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "An Evergreen book"--Cover. Description: pages ; 21 cm: Other Titles: Nova Express. Wild boys. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

extracted from the “word hoard”: The Soft Machine (), The Ticket That Exploded (), and Nova Express (). The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead (conceived by the author as a kind of “homosexual Peter Pan”) and its sequel, Port of Saints were published in and respectively.

Buy a cheap copy of The Soft Machine book by William S. Burroughs. In Naked Lunch, William S. Burroughs revealed his genius. In The Soft Machine he begins an adventure that will take us even further into the dark recesses of his Free shipping over $Cited by:   By the time of his death he was widely recognised as one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the twentieth century.

His numerous books include Naked Lunch, Junky, Queer, Nova Express, Interzone, The Wild Boys, The /5(K). A terrifying, surreal space-age odyssey, The Soft Machine initiated Burroughs' Cut-Up Trilogy that includes Nova Express and The Ticket That book draws the reader into an unmappable textual space, where nothing is true and everything is permitted, to make a total assault on the colonising powers of planet earth that have turned us all into machines/5(26).

Naked Lunch was followed by three additional novels about the Nova crime syndicate-The Soft Machine (), The Ticket That Exploded (), and Nova Express (), which make use of overlapping characters and motifs. With The Wild Boys ofBurroughs began to develop a new style more accessible to the general reader.3/5(9).

William S. Burroughs () was the author of numerous novels, including Junky, Queer Naked Lunch, Nova Express, The Ticket That Exploded, The Soft Machine, and The Wild Boys. He is considered one of the twentieth century's most radical, innovative, and influential writers, and a founding member of the Beat : Grove/Atlantic, Inc.

View all covers for Nova Express (logged in users can change User Preferences to always display covers on this page) Reviews Review by Judith Merril () in. The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead () Port of Saints () My Education: A Book of Dreams () Collections.

The Exterminator () with Brion Gysin [only as by William Burroughs and Brion Gysin] Exterminator. () Interzone () Omnibus. Three Novels: The Soft Machine / Nova Express / The Wild Boys () [O] Chapbooks. Blade Runner. “The voice in The Soft Machine is talking about time [It] slips deliberately and frequently, sometimes ironically and sometimes not rattles off elliptical allusions, throws away joke after outrageous joke, shifts gear in mid-sentence, never falters.

William S. Burroughs () was the author of numerous novels, including 'Junky', 'Queer' 'Naked Lunch', 'Nova Express', 'The Ticket That Exploded', 'The Soft Machine', and 'The Wild Boys'.

Author of Naked Lunch, Junkie, The ticket that exploded, Nova Express, Naked Lunch, The exterminator, The wild boys, The Soft Machine. The Soft Machine () The Ticket That Exploded () Dead Fingers Talk () Nova Express () The Last Words of Dutch Schultz () The Wild Boys: A Book Of The Dead () Port of Saints () Cities of the Red Night () The Place of Dead Roads () The Western Lands () My Education: A Book of Dreams () non-fiction:Author: Dr Jack Ross.

The Soft Machine introduced us to the conditions of a universe where endemic lusts of the mind and body pray upon men, hook them, and turn them into beasts. Nova Express takes William S.

Burroughs’s nightmarish futuristic tale one step further/5(9).William S. Burroughs. William Seward Burroughs II (; February 5, – August 2, ) was an American writer and visual artist. Burroughs was a primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author whose influence is considered to have .The name was taken from a William S.

Burroughs novel 'The Soft Machine' (part of The Nova Trilogy), with agreement from the author. The title The Soft Machine encapsulates the Human Body, and the.