Introduction by Prue Cooper. Literary portraits of William Burroughs, Harold Pinter, Dylan Thomas, Sinclair Beiles, Christopher Marlowe, Lord Buckley, Christopher Smart, Percy Bysshe Shelley, Michael John Lesser, Alan Turing, Diogenes of Sinope, William Blake and the Tigers of Wrath
Williams believed in the transformative power of words. In the satirical tradition of Jonathan Swift and William Blake, he specialised in scabrous broadsides against the mainstream. “If poetry isn’t revolutionary, it’s nothing,” was his credo.