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An edition of Naked Lunch (1960s A) (1959)

Naked lunch.

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This edition was published in by Grove Press in New York.

Written in English

255 pages

Controversial and bizarre cult novel based on the author’s own experiences as a drug addict, first published in 1959. Formed as a series of inter-connected adventures set in locations as diverse as the U.S. Mexico and Morocco sees the protagonist, Burroughs’ alter-ego William Lee on the run from the police and always searching for his next fix. Burroughs once stated that the chapters can be read in any order.

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Naked Lunch: The Restored Text
2016, Penguin Books, Limited
in English
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Naked Lunch: The Restored Text
2015, Penguin Books, Limited
in English
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Naked lunch
2014, Grove Press
paperback
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Naked Lunch: Die ursprüngliche Fassung
2011-06, Rowohlt Taschenbuch
paperback
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Naked Lunch: The Restored Text
Dec 31, 2010, Fourth Estate
paperback
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Naked Lunch
Jul 19, 2009, London. Fourth Estate
paperback
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Naked Lunch
2009, Grove Press
Hardcover in English - 50th Anniversary Edition
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Naked Lunch
Aug 24, 2009, Grove Press
hardcover
Cover of: Naked Lunch (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
Naked Lunch (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
May 3, 2005, HarperPerennial
Paperback - New Ed edition
Cover of: Naked Lunch (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
Naked Lunch (Harper Perennial Modern Classics)
May 3, 2005, HarperPerennial
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Naked Lunch: The Restored Text
January 26, 2004, Grove Press
Paperback in English
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Naked lunch
2003, Grove Press
in English - 1st ed.
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Naked lunch
2002, Grove Press
in English - 1st Grove Press pbk. ed.
Cover of: Naked Lunch (1960s A)
Naked Lunch (1960s A)
2001, Flamingo
Cover of: Naked Lunch (1960s A)
Naked Lunch (1960s A)
2001, Flamingo
Paperback
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Naked Lunch: The Restored Text
March 7, 2001, Grove Press
Hardcover in English - 1st edition
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Naked lunch: the restored text
2001, Grove Press, Distributed by Publishers Group West
in English
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Le Festin Nu
1998, Editions Flammarion
Paperback
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Naked Lunch
1997, Ullstein
Paperback in German / Deutsch
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Naked Lunch
December 1995, Time Warner Audiobooks
Audio CD in English
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Naked Lunch
December 1995, Time Warner AudioBooks
Audio Cassette in English
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Naked lunch
1993, Flamingo
in English
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Naked lunch
1992, Grove Weidenfeld
in English - 1st evergreen ed.
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Naked lunch
1992, Grove Press
in English
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Naked Lunch
Oct 30, 1991, Grove Press
paperback
Cover of: El almuerzo desnudo
El almuerzo desnudo
1989, Editorial Anagrama
in Spanish / español
Cover of: Naked Lunch (Harperperennial Classics)
Naked Lunch (Harperperennial Classics)
November 20, 1986, Flamingo
Paperback - New Ed edition
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Naked lunch
1984, Grove Press
in English - 25th anniversary ed.
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Naked lunch
1982, Grove
Cover of: The naked lunch
The naked lunch
1982, John Calder
in English - [New ed.]
Cover of: El almuerzo desnudo.
El almuerzo desnudo.
1981, Bruguera
in Spanish / español
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The Naked Lunch
Jul 20, 1974, Corgi
paperback
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Naked Lunch
October 12, 1973, Ballantine Books
Mass Market Paperback in English
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Naakte Lunch (Naked Lunch)
1972, Joyce & Co/Meulenhoff Amsterdam
Paperback
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Naked Lunch
May 1969, Grove Press
in English
Cover of: Naked Lunch
Naked Lunch
May 1969, Grove Press
in English
Cover of: The naked lunch
The naked lunch
1968, Corgi
in English
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Naked lunch
1966, Grove Press
in English - 1st Evergreen Black Cat ed.
Cover of: The naked lunch.
The naked lunch.
1966, Grove Press
in English
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Naked lunch
1966, Grove Press
- 1st Black Cat ed.
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The naked lunch
1964, John Calder
in English
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The naked lunch.
1964, Calder & Boyars in association with Olympia Press
in English
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Naked lunch.
1962, Grove Press
in English
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Naked lunch.
1962, Grove Press
in English
Cover of: The naked lunch.
The naked lunch.
1959, Grove Press
in English
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Naked lunch
1959, Castle Books
in English
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The naked lunch.
1959, Olympia Press
in English - [1st ed.]
Cover of: The Naked Lunch
The Naked Lunch
May 29, 1959, Olympia
paperback
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Naked lunch
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Naked Lunch (1960s A)

First published in 1959



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Controversial and bizarre cult novel based on the author’s own experiences as a drug addict, first published in 1959. Formed as a series of inter-connected adventures set in locations as diverse as the U.S. Mexico and Morocco sees the protagonist, Burroughs’ alter-ego William Lee on the run from the police and always searching for his next fix. Burroughs once stated that the chapters can be read in any order.

Naked lunch.

This edition was published in by Grove Press in New York.


Edition Notes

Genre
Fiction.

Classifications

Library of Congress
PZ4.B972 Nak2, PS3552.U75 Nak2

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL5798389M
Internet Archive
nakedluh00burr
LC Control Number
60011097
Library Thing
5852

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