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'Hubert Selby is
probably one of the six best novelists writing in the English language.'
Author of controversial cult classic, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Hubert Selby began as a writer of short fiction. He excels in this form, plunging the reader head-first into the densely realized worlds of his protagonists, in which the details of daily life rub shoulders with obsession and madness.
concerned with morality, Selby's own sense of humility prevents him
from preaching. He offers instead a passionate empathy with the ordinary
dreams and aspirations of his characters, a brilliant ear for the urban
vernacular and for the voices of conscience and self-deceit that torment
'A major American
author of a stature with William Burroughs and Joseph Heller.' Los Angeles
'Selby's place is in the front rank of American novelists ... to understand
his work is to understand the anguish of America.' The New York Times
Novels by Hubert
Selby Jr available from Marion Boyars: Last
Exit to Brooklyn, The
Room, The Demon, Requiem for a Dream and The
ISBN: 978-07145-3050-5 Fiction