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William Burroughs Jr: SPEED

William Burroughs Jr: SPEED


1971 192pp Sphere paperback. Cover slight turn on upper left back cover. Binding tight, edges of book tanned which has spread slightly into the pages. Slight curl to top R H corners of pages 163-180. VG.


From the library of Spydeee Gasmantell, with his signature on prelims. Speed is the autobiographical novel of William Burroughs Jr’s methedrine inspired Odyssey through New York’s asphalt jungle. Introduction by Allen Ginsberg “Speed shows traces of characteristic Burroughsian laconism and precision regarding genius fact…”


The book was first published in the UK by The Olympia Press (Maurice Girodias) in 1970. Scarce.

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