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Naked Lunch Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapter 23 Summary

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Chapter 23 Summary

Hauser and O'Brien work for the City Narcotic Squad. They are assigned to arrest William Lee in his hotel. They walk in on him as he is preparing to inject drugs. They allow him to inject the drugs before going downtown. As he is clearing a syringe of alcohol, he accidentally squirts one of the cops and Hauser shoots at him. Lee shoots at Hauser with O'Brien's gun. O'Brien tried to get his other gun but Lee shoots him too. Lee leaves the hotel. He goes to stock up on drugs so he can leave the city quickly. He goes to his friend, Nick, to get some drugs. Nick brings them and Lee pays. He hides out at homosexual bathhouses. He calls the police department and asks to speak with the cops he killed, but no one knows who he is talking about.

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