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'It is sort of an event to be locked up all on your own in any measurement room' says the nameless narrator of Hubert Selby Jr.'s moment novel. What follows is a startling sequence of reminiscences and fantasies that light up the workings of a prisoner's unhinged brain. He yearns for his violent youth, rages opposed to vague experts, and imagines enacting terrible revenge on those that imprisoned him. The prisoner's remand cellphone turns into the scene of a surreal psychological torture. Disorienting, nightmarish and structurally creative, "The Room" is a surprising exam of the affliction people can inflict on one another.

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