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Quotation by Angela Carter
Cats of all kinds weave in and out of the text; Burroughs has clearly taken to them in a big way in his old age and seems torn between a fear they will betray him into sentimentality and a resigned acceptance that a man can't be ironic all the time.
Angela Carter (1940–1992), British postmodern novelist. repr. Vintage (1992). Expletives Deleted, review of William Burroughs, The Western Lands, The Guardian (1988).
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