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Each book by Jack Kerouac is unique a telepathic diamond With prose set in the middle of his mind he reveals consciousness itself in all its syntactic elaboration detailing the luminous emptiness of his own paranoiac confusion Such rich natural writing is nonpareil in later half XX century a synthesis of Proust Céline Thomas Wolfe Hemingway Genet Thelonius Monk Basho Charlie Parker Kerouac's own athletic sacred insight Big Sur's humane precise account of the extraordinary ravages of alcohol delirium tremens on Kerouac a superior novelist who had strength to complete his poetic narrative a task few scribes so afflicted have accomplished—others crack up Here we meet San Francisco's poets recognize hero Dean Moriarty ten years after On the Road Jack Kerouac was a 'writer' as his great peer WS Burroughs says and here at the peak of his suffering humorous genius he wrote through his misery to end with 'Sea' a brilliant poem appended on the hallucinatory Sounds of the Pacific Ocean at Big Sur—Allen Ginsberg 101091 NYC

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