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Burroughs’ first novel, a largely autobiographical account of the constant cycle of drug dependency, cures, and relapses, remains the most unflinching, unsentimental account of addiction ever written. Through time spent kicking and time spent dealing, through junk sickness and a sanatorium, Junky is a field report from the American postwar drug underground. A cult classic, it has influenced generations of writers with its raw, sparse, and unapologetic tone.

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  • Newtoid
  • Chico, California, USA
  • 01-08-17

I love this book

Narrator is great, I'd recommend anything he reads. Obviously it's a great book by a great author too.

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  • John Warwick
  • 10-30-16

Fantastic book

Never read William boroughs,this is the my first time,it's a fantastic book,boroughs goes into a lot details.i would recommend to anyone.

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