Paused You're listening to a sample of the Audible audio edition. Learn more. See this image. Each time I pick up a book by Hubert Selby Jr, I am pulled into the web of a master.
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Free delivery worldwide on over 18 million titles. Hubert Selby Jr. ( ) was a celebrated author of nine novels, including the classic bestseller Last Exit to Brooklyn. His other novels include Requiem for a Dream, The Room, and The Demon. Last Exit to Brooklyn (Evergreen Book) [Hubert Selby Jr. on Amazon. com. FREE shipping on qualifying offers. Last Exit to Brooklyn remains undiminished in its awesome power and magnitude as the novel that first showed us the fierce Hubert Selby, Jr.
was born in Brooklyn and went to sea as a merchant marine while still in his teens. Laid low by lung disease, he was, after a decade of hospitalizations, written off as a goner and sent home to die. Feb 03, 2018 English Audio Book The Sun Also Rises by Ernest Hemingway Natural voice Duration: 6: 30: 24. Community For You 112, 069 views Selby's latest offers a chilling look into the mind of a killer, as the author of Last Exit to Brooklyn uses firstperson narration t Last Exit to Brooklyn offers a disturbing yet hauntingly sensitive portrayal of American life, and nearly fifty years after publication, it stands as a crucial and masterful work of modern fiction.
This ebook features an illustrated biography of Hubert Selby, Jr.including rare photos from the author's estate. In the book Was This Man a Genius? by Julie Hecht, the comedian Andy Kaufman is quoted saying that his favourite book is The Demon by Hubert Selby (p.
159). Last Exit to Brooklyn inspired the name of Sting 's first band, Last Exit. Last Exit to Brooklyn is a book you will argue about with friends and family. Youll either spend hours (days, weeks) explaining why its a brilliant masterwork or spend an equal amount of time lecturing people on why it is terrible.