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The Drugs Do Work – Review of Mentored by a Madman: The William Burroughs Experiment by Mike Jay

A insightful review by Mike Jay in the Literary Review of Andrew Lees' Mentored by a Madman

"In 1982 the neurologist Andrew Lees had a dream in which he was sitting on the seabed with a telescope observing a molecular structure above him. As two hydroxyl groups unfurled from a central benzene ring, he recognised the molecule as apomorphine, which William Burroughs had championed in the preface to Naked Lunch as the ‘junk vaccine’ that cured his addiction…."

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