The Ticket That Exploded by William S. Burroughs

This novel explores the concept of language as a virus and the use of sound and visual editing techniques to create nonlinear narratives. It follows a secret agent who is part of an organization that manipulates and controls human behavior through the use of language and media. The agent becomes disillusioned with the organization's methods and seeks to undermine them. The book is known for its experimental style, including the use of the "cut-up" technique, which involves rearranging words and phrases to create new meanings.

The 3911th greatest book of all time

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Total Points: 96

Since this book was first published in 1962, there is a penalty of 0%. The age adjusted score is 96.0.

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