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William S. Burroughs is considered to be one of the most politically subversive, culturally influential, and innovative writers of the twentieth century. Burroughs was a primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author who affected popular culture as well as literature. Much of his work is semi-autobiographical, primarily drawn from his experiences as a heroin addict, as he lived and worked is various parts of the world, such as Mexico City, London, Paris, Berlin, and most famously Tangier.

Description: Hard bound in price clipped dust jacket. Stated First printing. Some wear to dust jacket and edges and boards. Spine edges of dust jacket show small chips. sunning to edges of black cloth boards. Foxing to end pages, otherwise with interior clean and binding tight. Compared to his Nova Tetralogy, Burroughs has adopted a more conventional style here, borrowing liberally from genre fiction. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, The Wild Boys tells the story of teenage gangs of marauders that emerge from North Africa in 1969. One of Burroughs’ most thought provoking works and now¬† rather scarce.

Bookseller Inventory # 29876


The Wild Boys: A Book of the Dead
Burroughs, William S.

Publisher: Grove Press
Publication Date: 1971
Binding: Hardcover
Book Condition: Very Good
Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good
Edition: First Edition

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