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The room,

Author: Hubert Selby
Publisher: New York, Grove Press [1971]
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Psychological fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hubert Selby
ISBN: 0394475887 9780394475882 0407524150 9780407524156
OCLC Number: 219274
Description: 288 pages 22 cm
Responsibility: by Hubert Selby, Jr.

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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.

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