Naked Lunch

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Bill Lee, an addict and hustler, travels to Mexico and then Tangier in order to find easy access to drugs, and ends up in the Interzone, a bizarre fantasy world.

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William S. Burroughs' cult novel Naked Lunch has sold more than 1 million copies since its publication in 1959. Evening Standard/Getty Images hide caption

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William S. Burroughs was elected to the American Academy and Institute of Arts and Letters in 1975. He died in 1997 at the age of 83. Evening Standard/Hulton Archive hide caption

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