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The Job

The Job

by Daniel Odier

Publisher Jonathan Cape

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William Burroughs work was dedicated to an assault upon language, traditional values and all agents of control. Produced at a time when he was at his most extreme and messianic, The Job lays out his abrasive, incisive, paranoiac, maddened and maddening worldview in interviews interspersed with stories and other writing. On the Beat movement, the importance of the cut-up technique, the press, Scientology, capital punishment, drugs, good and evil, the destruction of nations, Deadly Orgone Radiation and whether violence just in words is violence enough Burroughs insights show why he was one of the most influential writers and one of the sharpest, most startling and strangest minds of his generation.

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About the Author

Daniel Odier

Daniel Odier began his studies with Kalu Rinpoche in 1968 and remained his disciple until his passing in 1989. In 2004 Odier received the Ch'an ordination in the Lin t'si and Caodong schools in China as well as permission to teach the Zhao Zhou Ch'an lineage in the West. He gives workshops in Europe, Canada, and the United States and is the author ofTantric Quest: An Encounter with Absolute Loveand many other books, includingYoga Spandakarika: The Sacred Texts at the Heart of Tantra. He lives in Switzerland.

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  • Book Condition & Notes

    Near-fine first edition with bruising to the corners and slight yellowing to pages. In a near-fine, price clipped dust jacket with slight bruising to top edges and discolouring to white background.

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