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Requiem for a Dream - Hubert Selby Jr.
Requiem for a Dream
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780141195667 (0141195665)
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 229
Edition language: English
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Anna in Nerdvana
Anna in Nerdvana rated it
4.0
UPDATE "On acid stars you're getting there"-HoleBAD MOVE.Requiem For A Dream follows the downward trajectory of lives of four people in 1980's living in Bronx. It talks about addiction. About how it plunges a knife in the stomach and ruthlessly murders the American Dream.“I suspect there will never ...
Julian Meynell's Books
Julian Meynell's Books rated it
5.0 Requiem for a Dream
I came to Selby because I realized that I was interested in a genre called transgressive fiction, which I had not, until recently, even heard of. When I checked out the genre, in addition to many of my favorite books, I discovered that Selby was a leading writer. I then read Last Exit To Brooklyn ...
A Cruel Man Delighting in Flowers
A Cruel Man Delighting in Flowers rated it
5.0
It's fortunate that literary heroin, or 'book smack' as we call it in the mean aisles of the campus library, is both less physically damaging than the powder form, and much less easy to use. And, I suppose, easier to score. Book smack can't be injected into your body and you just sit back and it doe...
Lavinia
Lavinia rated it
I'm quite surprised that many readers regard it as a book about drug addiction and junkies of different types. I (as the title clearly states) mainly see it as an attempt of pursuing the American Dream, the one that grants all American citizens total and pure freedom. And so, since nobody really kno...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.0 Requiem for a Dream: A Novel
Want to turn a youngster away from drugs? - give them this book!
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