Naked Lunch: The Restored Text
William S. Burroughs, , read by Mark Bramhall. . Blackstone Audio, $19.95 (0pp) ISBN 978-1-4332-5967-8
William S. Burroughs’s classic tale has been fully restored by his longtime editors, Grauerholz and Miles, and is invigorated by this enthusiastic reading. Mark Bramhall offers a professional performance peppered with every trick of the actor’s trade to make it a resonating effort. He approaches the work with such energy that the story seems like a new entity, freshly relevant and timely. Listeners will lose themselves in the journey of junkie William Lee as he makes his way from bizarre destination to even more bizarre destination in this unforgettable novel.
Reviewed on: 03/02/2009