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Cain's Book PDF/EPUB º This is the journal of Joe Necchi, a junkie living on a barge that plies the rivers and bays of New York Joe s world is the half world of drugs and addicts the world of furtive fixes in sordid Harlem apartments, of police pursuits down deserted subway stations Junk for Necchi, however, is a tool, freely chosen and fully justified he is Cain, the malcontent, the profl. This is the journal of Joe Necchi, a junkie living on a barge that plies the rivers and bays of New York Joe s world is the half world of drugs and addicts the world of furtive fixes in sordid Harlem apartments, of police pursuits down deserted subway stations Junk for Necchi, however, is a tool, freely chosen and fully justified he is Cain, the malcontent, the profligate, the rebel who lives by no one s rules but his own Like DeQuincey and Baudelaire before him, Trocchi s muse was drugs But unlike his literary predecessors, in his roman a clef, Trocchi never romanticizes the source of his inspiration If the experience of heroin, of the fix, is central to Cain s Book, both its destructive force and the possibilities for creativity it creates are recognized and accepted without apology