• Unsigned
  • Hardcover
  • UK First Edition, First Printing
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Released January 1, 1969

£175.00

William Burroughs’ work was dedicated to an assault upon language, traditional values and all agents of control. Produced at a time when he was at his most extreme and messianic, The Job lays out his abrasive, incisive, paranoiac, maddened and maddening worldview in interviews interspersed with stories and other writing. On the Beat movement, the importance of the cut-up technique, the press, Scientology, capital punishment, drugs, good and evil, the destruction of nations, Deadly Orgone Radiation and whether violence just in words is violence enough – Burroughs’ insights show why he was one of the most influential writers and one of the sharpest, most startling and strangest minds of his generation.

Book Condition & Notes

Near-fine first edition with bruising to the corners and slight yellowing to pages. In a near-fine, price clipped dust jacket with slight bruising to top edges and discolouring to white background.


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Book Condition & Notes

Near-fine first edition with bruising to the corners and slight yellowing to pages. In a near-fine, price clipped dust jacket with slight bruising to top edges and discolouring to white background.


Professionally Packed

All of our books that a have dust wrapper are covered in clear protective, removable film and are packed professionally in bubble wrap and a box for shipping so that they reach you in perfect condition.