By Andy Warhol
Conceptually detailed, hilarious and scary, known as “pornography” within the big apple instances e-book Review’s unique assessment and as a “work of genius” in Newsweek’s, a: a unique is the correct literary manifestation of Andy Warhol’s sensibility.
In the past due sixties Warhol got down to flip a alternate ebook right into a piece of father artwork, and the end result was once this extraordinary account of the famously influential workforce of artists, superstars, addicts and freaks who made up the manufacturing facility milieu. produced from audiotapes recorded in and round the manufacturing facility, a: a unique starts with the wonderful Ondine popping numerous amphetamines after which follows its characters as they communicate with encouraged, speed-driven wit and minimize swaths during the golf equipment, espresso outlets, hospitals, and whorehouses of 1960’s long island.
"A new type of pop artifact" -- Library magazine
"Hellish hymns from Amphetamine Heaven, the vox populi of the Velvet Underground ... those everyone is witty and they're grand, they do poor issues and make lousy feedback. Ondine is an East Village prima donna, a hoarder of gossip and finery and orgies and medication. he's filthy, yet he's humorous ... The characters signify the weird new category, untermenschen prefigurations of the technological millenium"
-- Robert Mazzocco long island evaluation of Books "
A paintings of genius" -- Newsweek
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