I Hear Voices
London, Olympia Press. 1966, First U.K. Edition. Paperback, 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. A novel about schizophrenia. At once confined and liberated by his madness, the hero and narrator of I Hear Voices takes us on journeys through his private, transfigured city. The vehicle is his own deranged mind, fueled by the absurdities of modern life. Lovers of Beckett and Ionesco will recognize much in Paul Abelman's world, where the fantastic and the real coexist in a hilarious, disquieting detente. Originally published in 1958 by Olympia Press in Paris; Maurice Girodias claimed that it was the book that gave him the greatest pleasure to publish. Paul Ableman (13 June 1927 - 25 October 2006) was an English playwright and novelist. He was the writer of much erotic fiction and novelisations, and a freelance writer who turned his hand to non-fiction. Ableman was born in Leeds, Yorkshire, into a Jewish family, and brought up mainly in New York. He settled in Hampstead, London in the United Kingdom. His father was a tailor and his mother was a small-time actress. Ableman was married 2 times, first to Tina Carrs-Brown in 1958, they had 1 son, then divorced; then to Sheila Hutton-Fox in 1978, they had 1 son, she was married to Paul until his death in 2006. Ableman was of Jewish ancestry, Russian on his paternal side and German on his maternal side. Fine.
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Keywords: Erotica Pornography Olympia Press Schizophrenia Psychology Medicine Englis H Literature