The Heroin Chronicles

The Heroin Chronicles

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That most qliteraryq of narcotics - the enigmatic opium poppy and its various derivatives - and as these stories reveal, those who partake of the sacred flower are forever changed, but the price of paradise is often steep: overdose, hepatitis C, degradation and self-destruction. The editor, Jerry Stahl, himself a recovering addict with long-term sobriety, has assembled an impressive array of writers to create this 'encyclopedia of bad behaviour.' Indeed, these tales of chasing the dragon, with corollaries often violent and savage, will satisfy devotees of noir fiction and outsider art alike.Lockup viewers, to judge by the ads, are Extenze (penis size); Uromed (urinary infection); our old friend Depends (bowel control); and Flomax (frequent peeing.) ... (Generally, on film, in roseate slomo, Dawn of the Galaxy Exploding Nebulaeadjacent Scarlet, whicha€”come on, buddya€”does not ... just getting busted. At work. (People think only alcohol can give you blackouts. But heroin? Guess what, Lou.

Title:The Heroin Chronicles
Author:Jerry Stahl
Publisher:Oldcastle Books - 2013-09-27


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