|Author:||William S. Burroughs|
'Junk is not, like alcohol or weed, a means to increased enjoyment of life. Junk is not a kick. It is a way of life' William Burroughs, legendary drug addict, founder member of the Beats and author of "Naked Lunch", relates with unflinching realism the addict's life: from initial heroin bliss to an unabated hunger for the needle, and the horrors of cold turkey and back again.
Reads today as fresh and unvarnished as it ever has -- Will Self As vital and visceral as ever Daily Telegraph