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Last Exit to Brooklyn Summary
Hubert Selby Jr.

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Last Exit to Brooklyn Summary

Plot Summary

Last Exit to Brooklyn is a 1956 novel written by Hubert Selby Junior. It is a series of loosely connected tales about the New York neighborhood of Brooklyn in the fifties, which at the time was renowned for its poverty, drugs, and violence.

The first story is called Another Day Another Dollar. It examines a bunch of unemployed men in their twenties who resort to casual violence to get away from the boredom of their lives. The second tale is called The Queen is Dead and it follows the transvestite Georgette and her unrequited love for the good-looking Vinnie. And Baby Makes Three is a relatively happy story about a couple who marry when the girl gets pregnant. In contrast, the story of Tralala is a tragic tale of a prostitute unable to feel love. The Strike is the novel's longest tale and follows the exploits of factory worker...

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