A Way With Words :

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Selected Essays


Matthew Levi Stevens


C J Bradbury Robinson

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A Way With Words is the previously untold story of the friendship between William S. Burroughs and C J Bradbury Robinson, focussing on the former’s facilitation of the sale to Olympia Press of the latter’s Williams Mix, for which novel WSB wrote a masterly Introduction. Also included are Bradbury Robinson’s essays on Samuel Beckett and William Burroughs, plus Bill Andriette’s 2005 review of CJBR’s trilogy and Matthew Levi Stevens’ reflections on times present and times past . . .

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A beautiful, stitched hardback edition, with black end-papers and off-white dust-jacket; approx. 140 pages, with 16 pages of plates, including a complete facsimile of the original typescript of WSB’s Introduction to Williams Mix, with his handwritten annotations. Also includes portraits of WSB by Baron Wolman and Samuel Beckett by John Minihan, with their kind permission.


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One Response to A Way With Words :

  1. Lee Kwo says:

    Looks like a must have book/I will check up on my adding machine to see if the book buying account can be stretched that far/20 pounds is about 40 dollars AUS/And it is a handsomely prepared text/I will consult.Regards Lee Kwo/

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