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Author: Hubert Selby
Series: HS
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The prisoner's remand cell becomes the scene of a surreal mental torture. This is an examination of the suffering humans can inflict on each other.


Selby's best book The TLS A terrifying journey into the darkest corners of the psyche Guardian Selby deploys street slang, common speech, argot and scatology to create a high poetic seems to derive from the greatest American poetry--Whitman, Pound, Williams, and Olson The Nation One must be grateful to Selby for his fatal vision and strong, original talent Newsweek 'Selby's place is in the front rank of American novelists ... to understand his work is to understand the anguish of America.' New York Times Book Review It's absolutely horrific ... but just about the most powerful novel I've ever read The Times

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General Fields

  • : 9780141195674
  • : United Book Distributors
  • : United Book Distributors
  • : April 2011
  • : September 2011
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Hubert Selby
  • : Paperback
  • : 240