William Burroughs's Mexican Adventure: A Look Back at The Soft Machine by Ted Gioia
Early on in The Soft Machine, our narrator embarks on a sweet vacation. But he could never fit all the sights and scenes on a postcard for the folks back home.
Let’s see, he puts on an old Civil War uniform in Monterrey, captures some prisoners and executes one for kicks. Then he requisitions a ranch house and holds an orgy (but never explains how they d…
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