The Burroughs' book which, with 'The Soft Machine' and 'Nova Express', completes the classic 'Cut-Up Trilogy'. 'Earth was under attack, but by whom? The Insect People of Minraud? The Nova Mob? The "White Hunters"? Representatives of Hassan i Sabbah or the White Goddess?' 'Language is the worn coin pressed silently into my hand. Inspector J. Lee of the Nova Police knew them by many names -- but he only knew one way to stop them.' 'The only weapon was silence: silence to say goodbye -- by silence to say good. "You see, gentlemen, what we call history is the history of the word -- and the word is a killer virus!"' A prophetic vision of a world in which technology has gone haywire, 'The Ticket that Exploded' completes Burroughs' classic 'Cut-Up Trilogy'.
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William Burroughs was born in St Louis, Missouri in 1914. Immensely influential among the Beat writers of the 1950s -- notably Jack Kerouac and Allen Ginsberg -- he already had an underground reputation before the appearance of his first important book, 'Naked Lunch'. William Burroughs died in 1997.
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