The western lands

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Drawing heavily on Egyptian mythology, this visionary novel follows Joe the Dead, Kim Carsons, Neferti, Hassan i Sabbah, and the Old Man of the Mountains on their hazardous pilgrimage toward immortality
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Grouped Work ID 975b1b2d-bfeb-9f36-9285-0a8844381dff
Grouping Title western lands
Grouping Author burroughs william s
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auth_author2 Porter, Ray.
author Burroughs, William S., 1914-1997.
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display_description This novel concludes the trilogy begun in Cities of the Red Night (LJ 11/15/80) and The Place of the Dead Roads (LJ 2/1/84). The title refers to the place in ancient Egyptian mythology where souls journeyed in search of immortality. Characters from Burroughs's earlier works reappear; the dreamlike prosestylistically a mixture of straight-forward and surrealistic narrative, with sparse use of the cut-up method Burroughs developed with the late Brion Gysinabounds with images of violent homosexuality, man-eating insects, and rancid decay as Burroughs explores such themes as addiction, mortality, the survival of the species, and the quest for eternal life. Essential for all serious literature
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publishDate 1988, 2017
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title_display The western lands
title_full The western lands / William S. Burroughs, The western lands [electronic resource] / William S. Burroughs
title_short The western lands