Overview:And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks - Penguin Modern Classics - In alternating chapters that reveal a nascent period in their development as two of the twentieth century's most influential writers, Beat Generation icons William S. Burroughs and Jack Kerouac's And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks is an electrifying true-life mystery, including afterword by James Grauerholtz in Penguin Modern Classics.This is a hardboiled crime novel, and a true story. In 1944, Jack Kerouac and William Burroughs, then still unknown writers, were both arrested following a murder: one of their friends had stabbed another and then come to them for advice - neither had told the police. Later they wrote this fictionalised account of that summer - of a group of friends in wartime New York, moving through each other's apartments, drinking, necking, talking and taking drugs and haphazardly drifting towards a bloody crime. Unpublished for years, And the Hippos were Boiled in their Tanks is a remarkable insight into the lives and literary development of two great writers. If you enjoyed And the Hippos were Boiled in their Tanks, you might like Kerouac's On the Road, also available in Penguin Modern Classics.'The novel that kicked it all off'Independent'An insight into Kerouac before he went on the road and Burroughs before his drug use spiralled out of control, this is a major literary event'GQ

This book is on page /88f0ff300130a9332bf7ee8997e69000/book/1603725707-9780141189673. It was written by the following authors: Jack Kerouac, William S. Burroughs. Book And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks - Penguin Modern Classics, which can be read online, published by the company: Penguin Books Ltd. Other books on similar topics can be found in sections: Thrillers, Crime, Mystery. The book was published on 2009-08-06 00:00:00. It has 224 pages and is published in Paperback format and weight 168 g. File for download And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks - Penguin Modern Classics has PDF format and is called and-the-hippos-were-boiled-in-their-tanks-penguin-modern-classics.pdf. Other books you can download below. Our nottedeiricercatoriaq.it site is not responsible for the content of PDF files.


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