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The William Burroughs ExperimentBook - 2016
"A fascinating account by one of the world's leading neurologists of the profound influence of William Burroughs on his medical career. Lees relates how Burroughs, author of Naked Lunch and troubled drug addict, inspired him to discover a ground-breaking treatment for Parkinson's Disease. Lees journeys to the Amazonian rainforest in search of cures, and through self-experimentation seeks to find the answers his patients crave. He enters a powerful plea for the return of imagination to medical research." -- Back cover.
Publisher: Honiton :, Notting Hill Editions,, 2016.
Branch Call Number: 616.80092 LE
Characteristics: xviii, 213 pages : illustrations (some colour), portraits ; 19 cm