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Charles Bukowski

Barry Miles

Charles Bukowski

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Published by Random House Group Limited in London .
Written in English


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ISBN 109780753521595


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One of Charles Bukowski's best, this beer-soaked, deliciously degenerate novel follows the wanderings of aspiring writer Henry Chinaski across World War II-era America.

Deferred from military service, Chinaski travels from city to city, moving listlessly from one odd job to another, always needing money but never badly enough to keep a job. Books shelved as charles-bukowski: Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski, Post Office by Charles Bukowski, Women by Charles Bukowski, Factotum by Charles Bukows.

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Henry Chinaski is Charles Bukowski, the celebrated author, and poet. Through Henry, Charles uses ‘Ham on Rye’ to talk about his harrowing childhood and the joys that adolescence eventually brought.

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His first short story collection, the book was published by Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s City Lights Press, and is composed of works Bukowski had written for various underground magazines and newspapers. Much like the rest of his fiction, it is semi-autobiographical and anecdotal in form, and somewhat obsessed with Los Angeles’s bar culture (albeit with occasional fantastical bouts).

The first edition of the novel was published inand was written by Charles Bukowski. The book was published in multiple languages including English, consists of pages and is available in Paperback format. The main characters of this fiction, classics story are Henry Chinaski. The book has been awarded with, and many others/5.

Post Office was Bukowski’s very first novel. It Charles Bukowski book published in when Bukowski was fifty years old and it's probably his best novel. It tells the tale of Bukowski’s alter ego Henry Chinaski finding a job at the Los Angeles Post Office.

The writing is gritty, funny, unpretentious and gripping. Charles Bukowski published a total of six books throughout his lifetime. His most popular novels follow the narrative of Henry Chinaski. A fictional, largely, semi-autobiographical character based on himself.

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Women is a novel written by Charles Bukowski, starring his semi-autobiographical character Henry Chinaski. In contrast to Factotum, Post Office and Ham on Rye, Women is centered on Chinaski's later life, as a celebrated poet and writer, not as a dead-end lowlife. It does, however, feature the same constant carousel of women with whom Chinaski only finds temporary Author: Charles Bukowski.

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He was born in Andernach, Germany, and raised in Los Angeles, where he lived for fifty years. He published his first story in. In the late s, Charles Bukowski wrote a weekly column for the underground newspaper Open City.

A collection of various stories for the column were later published in as Notes of a Dirty Old Man. This short story collection is one of Charles Bukowski most autobiographical works. It blurs the lines between reality and fiction. Charles Bukowski (Aug – March 9, ), was a Los Angeles poet and novelist.

Bukowski is sometimes associated with the Beat Generation writers because of his informal style and non-conformist literary attitude, though he did not identify himself as a Beat.

Charles Bukowski, in full Henry Charles Bukowski, Jr., (born AugAndernach, Germany—died March 9,San Pedro, California, U.S.), American author noted for his use of violent images and graphic language in poetry and fiction that depict survival in a corrupt, blighted society.

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The autobiographical Ham on Rye is widely considered his finest novel. A classic of American literature, it offers powerful insight into his youth through the prism of his alter-ego Henry Chinaski, who grew up to be the legendary Hank Chinaski of Post Office and Factotum.

Literary America owes a great debt to the Black Sparrow visionary California-based publisher was prepared to gamble on Charles Bukowski - the low-life, alcoholic writer other publishers wouldn’t touch with a barge pole - and a swathe of other avant-garde authors who didn’t fit in.

Founded by John Martin inBlack Sparrow also published Paul Bowles, John. Which brings us to Charles Bukowski’s latest book, ON DRINKING (Ecco/HarperCollins, $).At this point, new books by Bukowski tend to be pretty old.

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Absence of the Hero contains much of his earliest fiction, unseen in decades, as well as a number of previously unpublished stories and essays.

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If you are in a daredevil kind of mood, you may want to check the database first. It's quick, it's easy. Threads Posts K. Threads About this Item: The Wormwood Review Press, Stockton, CA, First edition. Softcover. Number 15 of only copies. Features a center section "Income Tacks: From My Diary." by Edward Field along with three poems by Charles Bukowski as well as.

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He was born in in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, a. BY CHARLES BUKOWSKI Flower, Fist and Bestial Wail () Poems and Drawings () Longshot Pomes for Broke Players () Run with the Hunted () It Catches My Heart in Its Hands () Crucifix in a Deathhand () Cold Dogs in the Courtyard () Confessions of a Man Insane Enough to Live with Beasts ()File Size: KB.

This classic novel—the one that catapulted its author to national fame—is the perfect introduction to the grimly hysterical world of legendary writer, poet, and Dirty Old Man Charles Bukowski and his fictional alter ego, Chinaski. Ham On Rye was Charles Bukowski’s attempt to write a book about his childhood, which was turbulent at best.

Bukowski was an outsider from the beginning. Bukowski was an outsider from the beginning. He was singled out for being from Germany, as well as for his lack of social skills and sports abilities due to a childhood that was both. Discover Book Depository's huge selection of Charles Bukowski books online.

Free delivery worldwide on over 20 million titles. Charles Bukowski was a prolific underground writer who used his poetry and prose to depict the depravity of urban life and the downtrodden in American society. A cult hero, Bukowski relied on experience, emotion, and imagination in his work, using direct language and violent and sexual imagery.

While some critics found his style offensive, others claimed that Bukowski satirized. This is the order I read it in: 1. Ham On Rye This book is based on his alter ego, Henry Chinaski, its one of the best comming-of-age stories. Factotum This book follows Henry Chinaski through World War II period America, he’s in constant need.

Charles Bukowski's novel "Post Office" is the first-person account of Henry Chinaski, a hard-drinking gambler and womanizer who goes to work for the United States Postal Service in Los Angeles. The story follows his experiences at the post office, weaving them together with his accounts of romantic affairs, sexual encounters, drinking, and 5/5(5).

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I agree that this is a judgement call - and my answer may be considered controversial to his other fans, but for me I have to say one of his final novels, Hollywoood () is best.

Bukowski, in the first person, describes his experiences of adapt.