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- Publisher: Editorial Escalera
- Format: Paperback | 432 pages
- Language: Spanish
- Dimensions: 146mm x 220mm x 30mm | 662g
- Publication date: 23 November 2009
- ISBN 10: 8493701815
- ISBN 13: 9788493701819
- Edition: New edition
The novel that served as a starting point for the Beat Generation, "Go "collects the vicissitudes of John Clellon Holmes with his friends Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Neal Cassady in New York during the late 1940s. This tale of drugs, jazz, sex, and streets proves that the Beat Generation invented a lifestyle as well as a revolutionary literature and perspective. "La novela que supuso el punto de partida de la generacion Beat, "Go" recoge las peripecias de John Clellon Holmes con sus amigos Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac y Neal Cassady en Nueva York a finales de los anos cuarenta. Esta historia de drogas, jazz, sexo y calles muestra que la generacion Beat invento tanto una forma de vida como una literatura y una perspectiva revolucionarias."
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John Clellon Holmes was a Beat author and poet, as well as a professor. A close friend of Allen Ginsberg, Jack Kerouac, and Neal Cassady, he is credited with writing the first Beat novel. He is also well-known for writing what is considered to be the definitive jazz novel of the Beat Generation, "The Horn."