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Nova Express by William S. Burroughs
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Jun 11, 08


Sort of the ultimate Libertarian cranky novel (with huge experimental overtures), Burroughs is at the very least a great American Humorist in the Mark Twain category or at the very least a hard-boiled Jonathan Swift. Nevertheless you either like the 'voice' or you don't. As a younger man he was 'it' or the cat's milk, but now that I am older (and not wiser by any means) I prefer PG Wodehouse. But I will never forget my youthful appreciations for this very dark Gentleman.
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R. It's a (mild) shame this didn't win the Nebula it was nominated for in '65 - it lost to Dune, but rode alongside two Philip K. Dick novels.


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