Mentored by a Madman : The William Burroughs Experiment, Paperback / softback Book

Mentored by a Madman : The William Burroughs Experiment Paperback / softback


A fascinating account by one of the world's leading neurologists of the profound influence of William Burroughs on his medical career.

Lees relates how Burroughs, author of Naked Lunch and troubled drug addict, inspired him to discover a ground-breaking treatment for Parkinson's Disease.

Lees journeys to the Amazonian rainforest in search of cures for Parkinson's Disease, and through self-experimentation seeks to find the answers his patients crave.

He enters a powerful plea for the return of imagination to medical research.


  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 192 pages, 4
  • Publisher: Notting Hill Editions
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Memoirs
  • ISBN: 9781912559121



Free Home Delivery

on all orders

Pick up orders

from local bookshops