Requiem for a Dream : a Novel Paperback
by Hubert Selby
Part of the Penguin Modern Classics series
Harry Goldfarb, heroin addict and son of lonely widow Sara, cares only about enjoying the good life with girlfriend Marion and best friend Tyrone C Love, and making the most of all the hash, poppers and dope they can get.
Sara Goldfarb sits at home with the TV, dreaming of the life she could have and struggling with her own addictions - food and diet pills.
But these four will pay a terrible price for the pleasures they believe they are entitled to.
A passionate, heart-breaking tale of the crushing weight of hope and expectation, "Requiem for a Dream" is a dark modern-day fable of New York.
- Format: Paperback
- Pages: 240 pages
- Publisher: Penguin Books Ltd
- Publication Date: 26/04/2012
- Category: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945)
- ISBN: 9780141195667