The place of deadroads

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Holt, Rinehart, and Winston , New York
Statementby William S. Burroughs.
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LC ClassificationsPS3552.U75
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Pagination306p. :
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Open LibraryOL20942371M
ISBN 100030632560

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A good old-fashion shoot-out in the American West of the frontier days serves as the springboard for this hyperkinetic adventure in which gunslingers, led by Kim Carson, fight for galactic freedom.

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by William S. Burroughs. Published by Holt, Rinehart, and Winston in New York. Written in English. The Place of Dead Roads is a novel by William S. Burroughs, the second book of the trilogy that begins with Cities of the Red Night () and concludes with The Western Lands ().

It chronicles the story of a gay gunfighter in the American West, beginning with the gunfighter's death inincorporates contrasting themes and time travel episodes, and Author: William S.

Burroughs. THE PLACE OF DEAD ROADS William S. Burroughs Table of Contents I 2 Stranger Who Was Passing 2 1 2 2 6 3 9 4 17 5 23 6 26 7 33 8 Description.

William S. Burroughs: The Place of Dead Roads Fourth Estate, London, Later Edition. Binding: Softcover. Book Condition: New Book.

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It becomes more and more difficult to believe that Burroughs can be seriously read by anyone much o by anyone but a post-adolescent with a self-congratulatory streak of perversity. The Burroughs formula, after all, is by now dog-eared: a young, polymorphous, homosexual hero takes on the Manichean bad guys of the world, vanquishing them through various tricks of time.

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"Burroughs sees human history as a vast film spread out in front of him, with himself the master director. The Place of Dead Roads is the second novel in the trilogy with Cities of the Red Night and The Western Lands.

One of the wildest rides into the Wild West, and other parts known and unknown, we will ever have. Burroughs first draws from his insanity, then selects with reason. Preceded by Cities of the Red Night () & followed by The Western Lands (), The Place of Dead roads chronicles the story of William Seward Hall (a/k/a Kim Carsons), beginning with his death in "What appeared to be an Old-Western shoot-out ".

The Place Of Dead Roads () About book: In The Place of Dead Roads, Burroughs takes a detour through the American Old West, beginning with the death of writer/gunslinger Kim Carsons in a Colorado shootout.

From there the story unfolds in a nonlinear telling of Kim’s past experience -- across vast swaths of time and space, under various forms and guises -- as. The final novel of the trilogy begun with Cities of the Red Night and The Place of Dead Roads is a Book of the Dead for the nuclear age, an astonishing, profound, and revealing meditation on morality, loneliness, life, and death.

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