Song of the Silent Snow

Song of the Silent Snow

by Hubert Selby, Jr.


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Song of the Silent Snow by Hubert Selby, Jr.

Fat Phil can't believe his luck at dice, but when his friends turn nasty, he pleads with fate to let him lose; a salesman psychs himself up with encouraging messages from fortune cookies, until the advice turns sour; a young boy experiences the onset of puberty as a sudden crushing weight one summer's afternoon.

Hubert Selby began as a writer of short stories and he excels in this form, plunging the reader headfirst into the densely realised worlds and dilemmas of his protagonists. He offers a passionate empathy with ordinary dreams, a brilliant ear for the street and for the voices of conscience and self-deceit that torment us all.

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ISBN-13: 9780714528403
Publisher: Marion Boyars Publishers Ltd
Publication date: 09/01/2000
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 5.70(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.70(d)

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