Waiting Period (Penguin Modern Classics)

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Paperback. Pub Date :2012-04-26 Pages: 160 Language: English Publisher: Penguin PressClassics Driven to desperation by the hand the world has dealt him. the suicidal narrator of Waiting Period attempts to buy a gun to end his life. But a computer malfunction causes a delay with the gun license: a life-saving event that sees the man questioning why he should die when there are so many others he believes should go before him. Planning the perfect murder. he chooses a victim - a bureaucrat responsible for denying him his benefits - and discovers to his amazement that his plan works perfectly. But now this man has found his purpose in life. how far will he go with his mission In his final novel. Hubert Selby Jr. offers a shocking and fascinating examination of morality. murder and one mans personal war.

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Driven to desperation by the hand the world has dealt him, the suicidal narrator of Waiting Period attempts to buy a gun to end his life. But a computer malfunction causes a delay with the gun license: a life-saving event that sees the man questioning why he should die when there are so many others he believes should go before him. Planning the perfect murder, he chooses a victim - a bureaucrat responsible for denying him his benefits - and discovers to his amazement that his plan works perfectly. But now this man has found his purpose in life, how far will he go with his mission? In his final novel, Hubert Selby Jr. offers a shocking and fascinating examination of morality, murder and one man's personal war.

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When Selby decides to attack, it is with the shock of a practised mugger and with the speed and economy of a poet ( The Los Angeles Times )

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 )

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