The Western Lands

Book ID:
8195
Title:
The Western Lands
Author:
'Burroughs, William S'
ISBN number:
0330305115
Publisher name:
Picador, Pan Books
Edition number:
1988
Book type:
Paperback
First edition date:
1987
Pages:
258
Dewey decimal number:
808.83
Dust jacket:
No
Language:
English
Photographs:
No
Illustrations:
No
Bibliography:
No
Notes:

The final volume of a trilogy comprising this,  'Cities of the Red Night', published in 1981 and 'The Place of Dead Roads' in 1984

The Author acknowledges Norman Mailer and his 'Ancient Evenings', for inspiration for this novel

This is the author's Book of the Dead, which draws on Ancient Egyptian Mythology for its symbolic structure.

Despairing apprehensions of modern reality, to bathos and high comedy

A journey beyond death