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Preview — Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr.
-Another Day, Another Dollar: A gang of young Brooklyn hoodlums hang around an all-night cafe and get into a vicious fight with a group of US Army soldiers on leave. -The Queen Is Dead: Georgette, a transvestite hooker...
Хьюберт Селби-младший Another Day, Another Dollar
I think that i was expecting it to be sort of like kennedys iron weed (which i liked) but much darker but last exit isnt dark---it is more like wallowing in a sewer and i kept reading only by hoping to see what selby was trying to say to the reader. What stays with you over time is a feeling of sorrow for lost, fucked-up lives. Enjoying as much time as i can with my 3 yo daughter.
Selby jr was a genius in my view, he really had a pair of balls to even be thinking of putting pen to paper and you truly do stand up and take notice. With few exceptions, these are horrible, horrible peopleselfish and cruel and violent. For lower working-class families it was only possible to rise to a level of economic security when both of the parents worked.
Still though, my reincarnation as a firearms instructor aspiring to be a pi in las vegas is recent enough that i can recall all that, and i say best of luck to you in your writing career, brother. The creation of art is a totally individual experience and everyone will experience that book, movie, song or painting in a wholly individual and unique way. One thing i remember about this book was that the explicit spelling out of gruff, blue collar, new accents (kind of like the nyc equivalent to the way that mark twain captured thick southern accents in huck finn, etc) was so grating and constant that i literally was hallucinating (mildly) that everyone around me (in northeast illinois) was speaking with these accents after setting down the bo accents (kind of like the nyc equivalent to the way that mark twain captured thick southern accents in huck finn, etc) was so grating and constant that i literally was hallucinating (mildly) that everyone around me (in northeast illinois) was speaking with these accents after setting down the book while its contents still weighed heavily upon my mind. A series of loosely related stories, all set in the downtrodden neighborhoods of 1950s brooklyn, the book observes societys outcastsprostitutes, criminals, alcoholics, drug addicts, transsexuals, closeted homosexuals, the poor, the abused.
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Another Day Another Dollar 3.2. The Queen is Dead 3.3. And Baby Makes Three 3.4.Hubert Selby, Jr. was born in Brooklyn, New York, in 1928. In 1944, at the age of fifteen he joined the US marines.
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Хьюберт Селби-младший Another Day, Another DollarLast Exit to Brooklyn - Wikipedia
Another Day, Another Dollar: A gang of young Brooklyn hoodlums hang around an all-night cafe and get into a vicious fight with a group of US Army soldiers on leave. The Queen Is Dead: Georgette, a sassy transvestite hooker...
When it was ready she passed out paper cups of coffee then went back to the kitchen and made another pot, continuing to make pot after pot of coffee, coming in inbetween to sit at goldies feet. The old woman, ada, probably the only truly sympathetic character in the novel. Its the kind of book that leaves you feeling kind of messed up and gives you bad dreams, but which seems important if you want to understand how the world (or brooklyn) really works.
Enjoying as much time as i can with my 3 yo daughter. In some interviews, and in one introduction to the novel that he wrote, selby himself said that when he was writing this novel (six years in the making), he was only aware of the rage and anger within (quoted from the qpb edition in 1994). A much cruder version of the human conditions that emile zola wrote about almost a century previous to this.
When i hit the last word of the story and moved on to the next i felt like i had just been punched in the stomach, cheated and robbed for my dignity. Selby jr was a genius in my view, he really had a pair of balls to even be thinking of putting pen to paper and you truly do stand up and take notice. Rosie lit the small kerosene stove in the kitchen and put on a pot of coffee. The minutely described incidents trundle along and without warning violence erupts and the violence is then described in the same slightly stoned unemotional way.
Селби, Хьюберт — Википедия
Хьюберт Селби (англ. Hubert Selby Jr.; 23 июля 1928 — 26 апреля 2004) — американский писатель 20-го века. Его самые известные романы — Последний поворот на Бруклин (1964) и Реквием по мечте (1978), исследуют миры нью-йоркского андеграунда.