Back Shelf Review: William S. “Billy” Burroughs Jr.


I Read William Junior’s Book while I was also a Speed Freak & Tattoo Artist in Chicago & Milwaukee area. I was greatly impressed. I am now 65 and Amazed that I live, yes, nice Senior Apartment, a Tuxedo Cat & shelves of Books & Guitars filling the Closet; 2 Pairs of Old Man’s Pants & Two Dress Shirts, which I Replace monthly…at Second Handed Clothes Shop.

The Lesser of Two Equals

William Burroughs Jr _p21William S. Burroughs, in looking back on his life, would often comment that the defining moment in his career was the tragic moment when he shot his wife Joan Vollmer in the head during a drunken game of William Tell. Being one of the rare times that his master aim failed him, as well as the impetus that sent him into Tangiers and to the realizations that led to “Naked Lunch” and the Nova Trilogy, saw it as a telepathic event. As he said in the introduction to “Queer,” “The death of Joan brought me into contact with the invader, the Ugly Spirit, and maneuvered me into a lifelong struggle, in which I had no choice except to write my way out.”

william_burroughs_372x495But if the death maneuvered him into a lifelong struggle, it also had vicious repercussions on the child he had with Joan, a son who bore his name…

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