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William S. Burroughs famously said that “language is a virus.” NovelistBen Marcus took Burrough's line as inspiration for The Flame Alphabet.
In the book, the language of children has become literally poisonous to adults, and a married couple with a teenage daughter is faced with terrible choices.…read more