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William S. Burroughs

“As a young child I wanted to be a writer because writers were rich and famous. They lounged around Singapore and Rangoon smoking opium in a yellow pongee silk suit. They sniffed cocaine in Mayfair and they penetrated forbidden swamps with a faithful native boy and lived in the native quarter of Tangier smoking hashish and languidly caressing a pet gazelle.”


William S. Burroughs, The Adding Machine: Selected Essays
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The Adding Machine: Selected Essays The Adding Machine: Selected Essays by William S. Burroughs
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