Naked Lunch (sometimes The Naked Lunch) is a 1959 novel by American writer William S. Burroughs. The book is structured as a series of loosely connected vignettes. Burroughs stated that the chapters are intended to be read in any order.
Naked Lunch by William S. Burroughs is a corrosive mash-up of Hunter S. Thompson, George Carlin and a hoarse whisper of Jim Morrison, (and the good doctor Thompson no doubt kept a volume of Burroughs on his desk between the dictionary and the thesaurus).3.5/5.
Burroughs' 'Naked Lunch' is a lot like that. Reporting from the interior of the Interzone and various heroin-induced locales, William Burroughs and his alter-ego (variously named at various times) offers this 'live album' of what it's like to inject yourself with heroin and walk on that side of your consciousness. A challenging read, it was Cited by: 60.
Whereas Junkie and Queer were conventional in style, Naked Lunch was his first venture into a nonlinear style. After the publication of Naked Lunch, a book whose creation was to a certain extent the result of a series of contingencies, Burroughs was exposed to Brion Gysin's cut .