The Demon Hubert Selby Jr.

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The Demon  by  Hubert Selby Jr.

The Demon by Hubert Selby Jr.
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A major American author of a stature with William Burroughs and Joseph Heller.?Los Angeles TimesHarry White is a man haunted by a satyrs lust and an obsessive need for sin and retribution. The more Harry succeeds - a good marriage, a good corporateMoreA major American author of a stature with William Burroughs and Joseph Heller.?Los Angeles TimesHarry White is a man haunted by a satyrs lust and an obsessive need for sin and retribution.

The more Harry succeeds - a good marriage, a good corporate job - the more desperate he becomes, as a life of petty crime leads to fraud and murder and, eventually, to apocalyptic violence.Author of the controversial cult classic, Last Exit to Brooklyn, Hubert Selby began as a writer of short fiction. He plunges 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.

Although fundamentally concerned with morality, Selbys 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 his characters.Selbys place is in the front rank of American novelists ...

to understand his work is to understand the anguish of America.?The New York Times Book Review



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