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Kicking up a stink: Dead Fingers Talk, by William S. Burroughs, reviewed

31 October 2020

9:00 AM

31 October 2020

9:00 AM

Dead Fingers Talk: The Restored Text William S. Burroughs, edited by Oliver Harris

Calder, pp.269, 9.99

William Burroughs was introduced to a British readership in November 1963, and the welcome he received was ‘UGH…’ The headline stood guard over a review in the Times Literary Supplement of Dead Fingers Talk, the first legally obtainable book by Burroughs to be offered to the public in this country.

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