The Ticket That Exploded
In The Ticket That Exploded, William S. Burroughs’s grand “cut-up” trilogy that starts with The Soft Machine and continues through Nova Express reaches its climax as inspector Lee and the Nova Police engage the Nova Mob in a decisive battle for the planet. Only Burroughs could make such a nightmare vision of scientists and combat troops, of ad men and con men whose deceitful language has spread like an incurable disease be at once so frightening and so enthralling.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - JWarren42 - LibraryThing
Just amazing--a glimpse inside the manifesto of The Rewrite Department with practical demonstrations throughout. The last 30 pages are mindblowingly good. A bit less sparkling in wit and black humor than The Soft Machine, but still a master class in postmodernity. Read full review
THE TICKET THAT EXPLODEDUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
To produce an apocalyptic vision in the terms of a depraved Mack Sennett comedy, replete with vaudeville monologues on the absurd, is perhaps William Burroughs' thoroughly upsetting achievement ... Read full review