Secluded in his remand cell, a small-time criminal surrenders himself to sadistic fantasies of hatred and revenge. Selby's second novel is a claustrophobic descent into the tormented soul of a man trapped in a loveless society.
"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
Born in Brooklyn New York, Hubert Selby Jr. achieved international recognition for Last Exit to Brooklyn. His other books include The Demon, The Willow Tree, and Song of the Silent Snow-all available Marion Boyars....Continua
Hubert Selby writes from a voice here that is pure American and pure mad genius. One lunatic's rant...Not for the faint of heart...but not written for the "average reader"...a must read for Selby fans...worth chasing down wherever you can get it....Continua