William S. Burroughs's Naked Lunch (The Restored Text) PDF

By William S. Burroughs

ISBN-10: 0007379854

ISBN-13: 9780007379859

A literary landmark and the main stunning novel within the English language, William Burroughs’ ‘Naked Lunch’ is an exciting journey into the darkest recesses of the human psyche.Meet Bradley the client, the simplest narcotics agent within the enterprise. Say hi to Dr ‘Fingers’ Schafer, the Lobotomy child, and the sadistic, manipulative Dr Benway. after which there’s our narrator, invoice Lee, an Ivy League-educated narcotics addict. this is often the tale of Bill’s flight south from big apple to a drug-and-sex-soaked retreat in Tangiers, the place ambiguous reliable and engaging Evil vie for the human soul. Welcome to Interzone ...‘Naked Lunch’ is a masterpiece of recent literature by means of the godfather of the Beat writers: as provocative and mordantly humorous this day because it was once in 1959.

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Sabe cómo entramparme. En cuanto acomodo un poco la oreja, también Matilda se pasa a mi mesa. qxd 14/8/07 22:40 Página 35 35 las contadas personas con las que Esteban puede compartir un rato hablando casi normalmente. En algún punto sus locuras se tocan, y esa coincidencia indescifrable produce la ilusión de normalidad. ”. ”. Pero en realidad oigo a las dos de la mesa de atrás y sé que en tres minutos voy a pedirle a Esteban que me mate (porque nunca me rebajaré a morir de aburrimiento). Las dos están alrededor de los 30 años.

Gonna tiene debilidad por vos... Me tiene podrido hablándome de vos... ¿No me habrá salido puto, che? ”. La Bestia ya está acostumbrado a mi impasibilidad ante sus “chistes”. Simplemente sigue hablando como si nada. ”. ”. “No, traelo cuando quieras. ”. Aquí correspondería una frase mía, pero no abro la boca. Así que la Bestia sigue. “Yo no sé por qué te negás sistemáticamente a venir a laburar a la editorial, conmigo. Podrías hacer una gran carrera. ”. ”. “No seas cínico. Sabés que Gonzalo no sirve para esto.

No está obligado a contestar, como su abogado le habrá informado. Esta es una declaración voluntaria, no una indagatoria”. qxd 14/8/07 22:40 Página 61 61 “Mi cliente entiende perfectamente el significado de este acto”, interviene Ludo. “Que, por otra parte, considero ya cumplido. ”. “Esperá, Ludo, esperá un poco. Quiero saber si me acusa de mear en el domicilio de la occisa. ”. “Como tu abogado, insisto en que tu declaración terminó”. “Doctor, permítame aclararle a su cliente —cuyo tono irónico desapruebo totalmente— que lo que dije antes fue sólo una inquietud personal, sin ninguna entidad procesal.

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