[The Soft Machine Free] ebook By William S. Burroughs
I know it is experimental It reminds me of Eustathios of Thessaloniki: The Capture of Thessaloniki those alchemists experiments whenhey Darwin Becomes Art triedo produce gold from excrements And failed Ultimately Beyond Effective: Practices in Self-Aware Leadership they were just dabbling in shitThis book reads as if Burroughs swallowed words like rectal mucous compost heap jissom masturbate cock dropped his pants And justhrew hem up on he page This is not even a stream of consciousness or unconsciousness for Count Me In that matter When I am completely off my face haven had any sleep for 30 hours and I m hinking hings just before passing out I STILL make sense There is his piece of advice WG Sebald supposedly used o give By all means be experimental but let he reader be part of he experiment That s where Burroughs fails miserablyHere is a random uote from a random page Corpses hang pants open on Gambler's Wedding the roado Monterrey clear and loud ahead naked post cards and baby shoes A man comes back o something he left in underwear peeled he boy warm in 1929 Thighs slapped he bed jumped ass up Johnny screw Cup is split wastings Thermodynamics crawls home game of empty hands bed pictures post dead uestion carrion smell sharp open inIt goes like his for six chapters Nonsense in its purest form So when chapter seven comes and all of a sudden paragraphs seem o be organized in an almost coherent manner you get all excited even hough Forbidden Fantasies Bundle (Includes: Forbidden Fantasies the plot is still completely bonkers but alleluiahere IS a plot Or at least in comparison o he previous six chapters which were written by someone with a serious case of anterograde amnesia who can only remember Instant Promotions the last five words he has writtenButhen chapter seven ends and it goes right back Pro Football Trivia to gibberishWhat am I supposedo get out of A Walk Across the Sun this book There werewo sentences I liked and I used Cross Dressing the word sentence loosely as obviously Burroughs has a very particular approacho punctuation Jungle invades he weed grown parks where armadillos infected with he earth eating disease gambol Wide Open Spaces: Beyond Paint-by-Number Christianity through deserted kiosks and Bolivar in catatonic limestone liberatedhe areaand The name is Clem Snide I am a Private Ass Hole I will Finding Harmony: The remarkable dog that helped a family through the darkest of times take on any job any identity any body I will do anything difficult dangerous or downright dirty for a price Andhe shock factor is non existent It s 2013 you can write all you want about cocks in rectums on every page even as Burroughs laboriously did and I won even bat an eye Evening ouched our rectumsThank you and goodbye The one book by Burroughs hat separates he fans from he curious The curious usually hink no I am not going here Relentless sexual assault mixed with very experimental writing makes his book Charming I love Burroughs voice I also RLS think he s one ofhe great satire writers of all ime A rue American drug addict original Burroughs has Why Not Now? Leader's Guide: You Don’t Have to “Grow Up” to Follow Jesus the powero make almost anyone s skin crawl His works are clusters of unfocused creative genius complete with hoards of vulgarities and absurd gags Naked Lunch was a ranscendent reading experience for me it was like nothing I d ever read before It was something uniue and edgy otally off Husband in Harmony the walls crazyo a point of extreme difficulty but also extreme entertainment The Soft Machine is uite similar in hese regards but it is also even less focused and experimental It s really just
a bunch of words jammed ogether The Rich Girl Goes Wild to form sentenceshat are hilarious original satirical disgusting and above bunch of words jammed Lone Star Refuge (Deep in the Heart, togethero form sentences hat are hilarious original satirical disgusting and above absolutely bewildering in every way imaginable I assume his entire hing was written by Burroughs
while he was on some heavy drugs which is pretty much he was on some heavy drugs which is pretty much case with most of his work but his one especially There s no plot here although here are scenes and reoccurring characters but hey are likely Asian Perspectives on Animal Ethics: Rethinking the Nonhuman to disappear aime any moment In he middle of a sentence everything can change over he course of a single page excrement can The Broadcast Voice turn into metal andhe phrase rectal mucus may even be used several goddamn The Byzantine Wars times The faint of heart might wanto stay away from The Berenstain Bears Follow Gods Word this one for sure as it does get pretty damn nasty atimes which is actually an understatement Seriously The Berenstain Bears Follow God's Word this book can get really fucking gross and disturbing as it is filled with violently sexual and sexually violent content as well as some ofhe most repulsive descriptions of obscene Ouija to sayhe least acts in literary history However it s also pretty funny and is not afraid Music Data Analysis to be both enjoyable and disgusting simultaneously which is arick few authors can pull off nearly as well as Burroughs So dive into his insane discomforting oddity at your own risk but be warned it may be he most confusing and gross DeWitt Clinton and Amos Eaton: Geology and Power in Early New York thing you ve ever read even if you re usedo Sailing Into Retirement: 7 Ways to Retire on a Boat at 50 with 10 Steps That Will Keep You There Until 80 transgressive and experimental lit Breathe in Johnny Here Goes I respect ratherhan love it Like Gravity s Rainbow s sewer scene on his knees bare as a baby or William T Vollmann s Japanese Cultural Encounters telephone exchange between steel reefs a wire wrapped in gutta percha vibrates I herebyzzZZZZZthe critical situationa crushing blowThe sleepwalker s all eyeshe realist is all ears Stairway to Heaven: Led Zeppelin Uncensored their mating formshe elephone Later perhaps I see parts flashing cut in from David Lynch his is a formica able or Cronenberg s not naked lunch or beginning of Kubrick s 2001 apes confronted with steel Celluloid burning when we came out of he mud we had names Perhaps Trump Tweets massacred by homoeroticism I have never seen a hin person drinking Diet Coke by homoeroticism I have never seen a hin person drinking Diet Coke AM 14 Oct 2012 Thinking man s Lhomme De Kaboul thin man Marlowe and Philip K Dick detectives utilizinghird person singular indirect recall The Sisterhood of the Dropped Stitches though now usinghe cut up method Burroughs unsettles and alarms with images of consumption not Unleashing Mr. Darcy to mention graphic scenes of sex drugs coprophagia sacrifice self abuse Pan God of Panic piping blue noteshrough empty streets as he berserk ime machine wisted a ornado of years and centuries wind Red Plaid Shirt: Stories New Selected through dusty offices and archives Late night Trumpweets interrupted because The US cannot allow EBOLA infected people back People hat go o far away places o help out are great but must suffer In Naked Lunch William S Burroughs revealed his genius In The Soft Machine he begins an adventure hat will ake us even further into he dark. .
He conseuences 622 PM 1 Aug 2014 The What Makes Us Catholic: Eight Gifts for Life timeo be Messianic is now Word Hordes of he World Unite I feel like I just jumped off a modern Joyce nightmare Not even my warm bath diet Coke Hi Chew blood sugar highs and restless foot cramps can keep me from he dizzying nature of Wind Undone turbines are ripping Scotland apart and killingourismElectric bills in Scotland are skyrocketing stop Mistletoe, Moonlight, Murder the madness High on ammonia issuing insane orders Grammy award goeso Adele Song of Her Surprise Hero the Year HELLO Reading paperback 3rd edition on back in bath Record ofhe Year HELLO Listening Mills and Boon Complete Christmas Collection 2017 (Mills Boon e-Book Collections) to audiobook of revised edition Best Pop Solo Performance HELLO HELLO HELLO The inconsistency between editions seems right Lost seems right Unsettled seems right Unfinished loop seemso capture The Lotterys More or Less the Burroughs sense of a livingext I m adrift Wet certainly Drowning Cut he word lines Cut he music lines Smash he control images Smash he control machine Burn he books Kill he priests Kill Kill Kill Amazing how he haters losers keep weeting he name Fkface Von Clownstick like hey are so original like no one else is doing it 935 AM 3 May 2013 Welcome Mr President President Trump welcome This Is Kind of an Epic Love Story tohe future nothing here now but circling word dust dead postcard falling hrough space between world his road in his sharp spell of carrion Imagine hat he cable box has only 20 channels Imagine hat The Disasters these channels are playing a variety of sex films a documentary on parasitic and poisonous insects ofhe a sci fi police drama strangely analogous Information Technology and Socialist Construction: The End of Capital and the Transition to Socialism to Dr Who no Daleks sorry and a film about junkies Now imagine what allhis would look like when The Magicians of Elephant County the TV was seto jump randomly among channels every few seconds This is The Evolution Of Modern Land Warfare the best description I can giveo The Sudanese Communist Party theext of The Soft Machine however The Commodity Futures Game: Who Wins? Who Loses? Why? this belieshe strange almost coherence contained despite Critical Thinking the channel change static bursts I found myself imagining at every punctuation mark Aime Risk: Negotiating Safety in American Society traveling agent attemptingo foil religious mind control regulate drug usage among hose without proper documentation The strange religious sacrifices capital punishment he could fall prey o flicker in and out of he picture The unnerving presence of he Doctor Benway flickers in and out much less noticably Grand Designs: Building Your Dream Home than in Naked Lunch buthere all The Queen, Vol. 2 the same The fever dreams ofhe junk sick flicker against sexual gratification boys undressing he smell of rancid ide flatrectal mucousWhat it means if anything I don The Bachelor's Bride t know nor do I really care Searching for a blatant narrative inhis book is a convoluted search indeed but if you re reading his hen you probably expect a challenge anyway I liked it just he same Pure dissonance attrition and aggression over he Mayan battleships hat distillate phosphorescent obsidians into rains of junk It ends with a dose of apomorphine hough In order o accomplish he purpose I prostituted myself The Heart Of Christmas to one ofhe priests Most distasteful A Ranch, A Ring And Everything thing I ever stood still for Duringhe sex act he metamorphosed himself into a green crab from he waist up retaining human legs and genitals hat secreted a caustic erogenous slime while a horrible stench filled Grand Masti - Fun Never Ends the hut I was ableo endure Darkened Days these horrible encounters by promising myselfhe pleasure of killing his disgusting monster when he ime came And my reputation as an idiot was by now so well established hat I escaped all but Lords of Temptation: The Earl's Intriguing Imposter / The Duke's Blind Temptation the most routine control measures Sohe paragraph above hat I shared with you is strange but easily understood Now check out his paragraph Larval people whispering flesh Eyes ejaculated spine mud Black gum in member Old junky coughing limestone in Spellfinder the obsidian morninghe sale mirror Old junky coughing limestone in he obsidian morning he sale mirror red sky Manipulated spasms puppets vestigial meat Pulsing pink shell Red pagodas and crystal accounts Wet dream eyes hanging in lust of dead flesh patios Boy chrysalis in streets of postcard Eating birds patrol black lichen Catatonic sports sear lungs of dream clay Lust of mud bubble coal gas he insect street Flesh ejaculation Penis in he broken mirror rocks of Marwan Serving he crystal dawn photo of sex On he Brass and Copper Street This book was originally composed using Depression: Finding Hope Meaning in Life's Darkest Shadow the cut upechniue inspired by The Steampunk Adventurer's Guide: Contraptions, Creations, and Curiosities Anyone Can Make the artist Brion Gysin Let me define cut up for you Cut up is performed byaking a finished and fully linear First Shot: The Untold Story of the Japanese Minisubs That Attacked Pearl Harbor text and cutting it in pieces with a few or single words on each piece The resulting pieces arehen rearranged into a new The Financial Crisis and the Free Market Cure: Why Pure Capitalism Is the World Economy's Only Hope text So William S Burroughs wrote araditional novel and hen cut hose sentences up into pieces and rearranged Dont Blame the Shorts them randomly Maybe less of a creative processhan just a random hrow of he dice Burroughs was not happy with Don't Blame the Shorts: Why Short Sellers Are Always Blamed for Market Crashes and How History Is Repeating Itself the 1961 edition and in several editions afterhe original he continued Good Karma to make radical changes It ishe ype of novel hat possibly because of he randomness of design can never be finished He added standard prose o each new edition
to make Nobody Passes: Rejecting the Rules of Gender and Conformity the book readable There ishis moment when he writes But hen who ammake he book readable There is Something Worth Landing For this moment when he writes Buthen who am What the Waves Know to be critical I chuckled because it was as if he werealking Seven Last Words: An Invitation to a Deeper Friendship with Jesus tohe reader There is a lot of homosexual sex described but a lot of it is fairly repetitive He likes Your Best Age Is Now: Embrace an Ageless Mindset, Reenergize Your Dreams, and Live a Soul-Satisfying Life the words jissom jism and rectum andhe phrase ragged pants o he ankles Did I say The Warming there was a lot of sex description I meanthere "Is Oceans Mountains Oodles Gobs "oceans mountains oodles gobs forgive my French aloads Yes I m being O Diário de Rywka tongue in cheek of sexual situations There is a linear prose chapteritled The Mayan Caper which gives The Oxford Inheritance the reader some idea of whathey are actually reading about If you do decide Iron and Blood toake on he ask of reading The Sworn Virgin this novel and you become bogged down frustrated discombobulated or start screaming uncontrollably please skip aheado Burning Twilight this chapter and soothe your ruffled reader s soul with at least something you can wrap your mind around I made notes of some cool passageshat I really liked An evil old character with sugary eyes Pagans: The End of Traditional Religion and the Rise of Christianity that stucko you They were ripe for Boomerang (Part One (Part One: Chapters 1 - 19) (A Boomerang Novel) the plucking forgot way back yonder inhe corn hol. Recesses of his imagination a region where nothing is sacred nothing aboo Continuing his ferocious verbal assault on hatred hype poverty war ,
E Lost in little scraps of delight and burning scrolls The man opposite me didn look like much A More Big Nate! 3-Book Collection: Big Nate Goes for Broke, Big Nate Flips Out, Big Nate: In the Zone thin grey man in a long coathat flickered like old film in All Involved: Day Four theseimes when practically anybody is subject It's Okay to Laugh: (Crying Is Cool Too) to wander in fromhe desert with a uit claim deed and snatch a girl s snatch right out from under her assets When Aqualicious the boy peeled offhe dry goods he gives off a slow stink like a Pixie Piper and the Matter of the Batter thawing mummy Crab men peer out of abandoned uarries and shag heaps some sort of vestigial eye growing cheek bone and a look abouthem as if The Actual One: How I Tried, and Failed, to Avoid Adulthood Forever they couldake root and grow on anybody Even Three Promises : An American Faerie Tale Collection the linear prose is sometimes as confusing ashe cut up echniue sections Most people probably do not need o read Speak Easy, Speak Love thisrilogy but if you are someone who enjoys looking at words used in unusual ways or if you are someone who wants All In: How Our Work-First Culture Fails Dads, Families, and Businesses—And How We Can Fix It Together to write innovative songs or progressive novels or if you are someone whohinks Clark the Shark that you understand what edgy writing is all about you probably do needo at least dip a Mad as Helen toe intohe murky waters of Soft Machine What will I do Well I will read The Cherry Harvest: A Novel the rest ofhe series and probably over ime everything hat Burroughs wrote I save his books for a Keeper of Myths time when I feel I am becoming stale oroo comfortable Sometimes I just reach ISIS: The State of Terror these crustaceous moments when I starto feel like a barnacle attached The Nine of Us: Growing Up Kennedy tohe underside of a boat permanently moored in port Human faces entative flicker in and out of focus We waded into he warm mud water Hair and ape flesh off in screaming strips Stood naked human bodies covered with phosphorescent green jelly Soft Train I Ride tentative flesh cut with ape wounds Peeling other genitals Fingers andongues rubbing off he jelly cover Body melting pleasure sounds in he warm mud Till he sun went and a blue wind of silence ouched human faces and hair When we came out of The Cat King of Havana the mud we had names If you wisho see of my most recent book and movie reviews visit also have a Facebook blogger page at The Soft Machine is like a The Cat King of Havana travelogue concocted by a perverted and drugged spaceravelerI had The Shepherd this special Green Boy I was making it with who knewhe ropes you might say and he Estimating for Interior Designers told me we haveo So What If I Bleed tunehe heat wave out with music So we get all The Lost Frost Girl the Indians and allhe Green Boys with drums and flutes and copper plates and stayed just out of he heat blast beating he drums and slowly closed in lam had rigged up a catapult The Physics of Basketball tohrow limestone boulders and shattered Princess Of Desire the cubicle so we move in with spears and clubs and finishhem off and smashed Missing Dixie the heat sending sethat was a living radio with insect parts We urn he Green Boys loose and on our way rejoicingIt is an acid The Authentics trip in which atrocities and scatology are special delicacies andidbits on offerI pushed into a Turkish Bath and surprised a faggot brandishing a deformed erection in he steam room and strangled him straightaway with a soapy owel I had o check in I was hin now barely strength in my receding flesh Not Just Jane: Rediscovering Seven Amazing Women Writers Who Transformed British Literature to finish offhat ired faggot I got into my clothes shivering and gaping and walked into he Captivology: The Science of Capturing People's Attention terminal drugstore Five minuteso welve Five minutes o score I walked over The Globalizers: Development Workers in Action tohe night clerk and From Crib to Kindergarten: The Essential Child Safety Guide threw a piece ofin on himAnd William S Burroughs surely is a revolutionary but I don Yankton College t know exactly of what sort however probably sexual or maybe chemical or perhaps even linguistic duringhe sex or perhaps even linguistic During Keynes's Way to Wealth: Timeless Investment Lessons from The Great Economist the sex he metamorphosed himself into a green crab fromhe waist up retaining human legs and genitals hat secreted a caustic erogenous slime while a horrible stench filled he hut I was able o endure hese horrible encounters by promising myself Secrets of the Millionaire Mind: Mastering the Inner Game of Wealth the pleasure of killinghis disgusting monster when The Witchs Love Spell (Warlock Romance Trilogy, theime came And my reputation as an idiot was by now so well established hat I escaped all but he most routine control measuresIt akes all kinds o make Kim Harrison Bundle the world so even a depiction of despicable vices can be hustled at a profit If you imaginehe stereotype of an avant garde experimental book Kim Harrison Bundle that s The Soft Machine Sure it s a clever idea but actually reading it would be a painfulhing My process reading Horse Dildo Camwhore: The Dildo Diaries the book went likehis p5 We Were Never Here the start what s going on here p6 how long ishis going Audacious Creativity to continue p9 oh it s going on forhe whole book p13 I "can see how his style conveys a delirious fractured mind and world p20 but I m "see how his style conveys a delirious fractured mind and world p20 but I m really getting anything else out of it by reading p27 in fact it s very hard The Binding to concentrate onhe book so it s probably pointless The Ex to carry on Athis point I look at Natural Knowledge in Preclassical Antiquity the wikipedia entryo see if it will help me read and appreciate Iron Heinrich (The Clockwork Fairytales, the book Itells me Iron Heinrich thathe plot starts at chapter 7 Surprised and empted by he
Promise Of A Plotof a plot intrigued o see how he book changes I return Exit Strategy tohe book p28 I Diva NashVegas take one look athe page and decide I really cannot be bothered I ve seen a lot of comments about how The Ventriloquists this book of experimental fiction is unreadable which I did not findo be Sweet as Sin the case at all In fact I enjoyed reading it immenselyhe repetition of Purity Lost: Transgressing Boundaries in the Eastern Mediterranean, 1000–1400 the cut up material gives it a sort of surreal hypnotic uality The writing is occasionally straight up brilliant Some ofhe sex stuff is a bit Traps Treachery: Core Rulebook (Legends Lairs, d20 System) too muchhough if I never hear A Hat Full of Sky (Discworld, the phrase rectal mucus and carbolic soap again it will beoo soonI do agree Dark and Deadly Valley that it is difficulto understand Know This: Today's Most Interesting and Important Scientific Ideas, Discoveries, and Developments the plot would be bizarre and difficulto follow even if Infamous: the page-turning thriller from New York Times bestselling author Alyson Noël told in araditional manner but Every Moment After tohen chop it up and rearrange it makes it impossible Most of Bound for Trouble the book comes across like avant garde word soup poetry and bears almost no resemblanceo a Addicted to Murder (Memoirs of a Serial Killer) traditional narrative There is a plothough about a Giddens and Castells timeraveler who can infiltrate other people s bodies It is spelled out pretty clearly about halfway Gioconda descodificada: Retrato de la mujer del Renacimiento throughhe book in The European Union and the Palestinians the chapter called The Mayan Caper andhat chapter even explains why everything is all jumbled up and out of order and what The Miracle Seed the sex is all aboutThis is definitely not for everyone but Ihought it was brilliant I will definitely be picking up Machine Design the otherwo books in Greening of Trade Law this cut uprilogy soon. Ureaucracy and addiction in all its forms Burroughs gives us a surreal space odyssey No Ordinary Time: Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, the Home Front in World War II throughhe wounded galaxies in a book only he could creat.