Junky by William S. Burroughs Junky
William S. Burroughs

Burroughs doesnít care to dramatize pretty much anything, if you want drama youíll have to be the supplier. The charm of the book is the style of the writing. It gives one the insight into the life of an morphine addict, whose everyday life circles pretty much around one topic: heroine.

Junky is a self-biography telling the tale of an interesting life seen through the hazed eyes of a heroine addict. In Burroughs case it alls seems to be a matter of experience, you donít try drugs because youíre unhappy, unsatisfied or donít have any other choice. Itís the experience. Some do it once and stop, others keep going. And you donít really know what junk really is until youíre a junky.


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