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Junky

By William S Burroughs

Review

“Junky” is Burroughs’s semi-fictionalised autobiographical account of his own descent into addiction and documents, in acute detail, features of addiction such as withdrawal symptoms.

Key Themes:

  • Addiction
  • Cocaine
  • Heroin
  • Revealing Reads

Reference: William S, Burroughs. 1953. Junky. London: Penguin, 1977

Reviewer

- Charley Baker
Date Review Submitted: Friday 20th March 2009