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William Burroughs – The Last Words of Dutch Schultz | Review

Title: The Last Words of Dutch Schultz

Author: William Burroughs

Type: Fiction

Page Count/Review Word Count: 115

Rating: 8/10

 

William Burroughs - The Last Words of Dutch Schultz

William Burroughs – The Last Words of Dutch Schultz

 

This is one of Burroughs’ more fascinating works, a screenplay that’s based upon the death of Dutch Schultz, an American gangster who met his end after being shot in the toilet of a bar – his last words were surreal and nonsensical, and Burroughs twists them even further to give them a brand new meaning and to suit his narrative purposes.

The screenplay was never turned in to a film – in fact, it was never supposed to be one – but it should be. The screenplay’s well worth a read.

 

William Burroughs

William Burroughs

 

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