"Adding the new [work] to the other novels, the author has come out ahead. He is progressing toward fewer experiments and greater control of his complex medium. He is filling in his grand comedy...The comedy ultimately wins the reader. It's the authentic American kind that manages to make the best of the worst situations, swearing all the way. It used to be the exclusive property of Bill Mauldin's Willie and Joe. William Burroughs, if he moves on from obsession, is eligible to inherit it."Burroughs, William S. is the author of 'Ticket That Exploded', published 1992 under ISBN 9780802151506 and ISBN 0802151507.