Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs

Last Words: The Final Journals of William S. Burroughs

James Grauerholz


final phrases: the ultimate Journals of William S. Burroughs is the main intimate ebook ever written via William S. Burroughs, writer of bare Lunch and probably the most celebrated literary outlaws of our time. Laid out as diary entries of the final 9 months of Burroughs's lifestyles, final phrases spans the geographical regions of cultural feedback, own memoir, and fiction. vintage Burroughs matters -- literature, U.S. drug coverage, the nation of humanity, his love for his cats -- permeate the booklet. most importantly, final phrases includes probably the most own paintings Burroughs has ever written, a last reckoning together with his lifestyles and regrets, and his reflections at the deaths of his associates Allen Ginsberg and Timothy Leary. it's a poignant portrait of the guy, his lifestyles, and his artistic method -- one who by no means surrender, no longer even within the shadow of demise.

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