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The Room

Selby, Hubert

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ISBN 10: 0394475887 / ISBN 13: 9780394475882
Published by Grove Press, 1971
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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With a tiny previous owner's name stamp, otherwise a fine hardcover first edition, first printing copy in a VG mylar protected DJ, cover price = 5.95, white spine. Bookseller Inventory # 055833

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Title: The Room

Publisher: Grove Press

Publication Date: 1971

Binding: Hard Cover

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good

Edition: First Edition, First Printig

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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.

About the Author:

Hubert Selby Jr. was born in Brooklyn New York in 1928. After a career in the merchant marine cut short short by illness, he achieved interntational recognition for Last Exit To Brooklyn. His other novels include The Demon in 1976, The Willow Tree in 1998 and a collection of stories Song of the Silent Snow in 1986, all published by Marion Boyars.

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