Title: Cities of the Red Night
Publisher: Holt, Rinehart and Winston January 1981
Publication Date: 1981
Book Condition: Fine (F)
Dust Jacket Condition: Fair
Edition: First Edition.
Appears unread, crisp, clean, bright and tight. Near fine book/Near Fine Dust Jacket. BEAUTIFUL copy. at the center of the novel is an early eighteenth-century pirate, Captain Mission. Almost a century before the French and the American revolutions, he p. Bookseller Inventory # 20080808102367
While young men wage war against an evil empire of zealous mutants, the population of this modern inferno is afflicted with the epidemic of a radioactive virus. An opium-infused apocalyptic vision from the legendary author of Naked Lunch is the first of the trilogy with The Places of the Dead Roads and his final novel, The Western Plains.
About the Author:
William S. Burroughs was born in St. Louis in 1914. He is best-known work is 1959's Naked Lunch?which became the focus of a landmark 1962 Supreme Court decision that helped eliminate literary censorship in the United States. Described by Norman Mailer as one of America's few writers genuinely "possessed by genius," he died in 1997. His many other works include Junky and The Place of Dead Roads (Picador).
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