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I will definitely be reading more of Bukowski’s works. Oct 23, Tom Waters rated it it was amazing. However, I disagree with all fo the critics on this front. He’s really just a bitter, offensive guy.

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Set up a giveaway. But is it good? To put together this way is frustrating to the the seasoned reader and misrepresents him to the beginning reader.

My previous exposure to Charles Bukowski has been an isolated poem or two shared by friends. Plot Tips on technique 6: Finally I decided to dip my toe in to his poetry “Women” still sits on my shelf, unread.

You read a poem, ruminate on it for a few hours, and only then move on to the next one. Klar, wer solche Gedichte schreibt, bei dem funktioniert noch ganz viel. He was vulgar in his language, but in case you haven’t really stepped out of your cubicle or hide-y hole A few more that are absolutely essential: Quotes from The Pleasures of Bukowski wrote thousands of poems, hundreds of short stories and six novels, eventually publishing over sixty books Charles Bukowski was the only child of an American soldier and a German mother.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. New Selected Poems of W. See and discover other items: A selection of the best poetry from America’s most iconic and imitated poet, Charles Bukowski. Check out this following, somewhat rape-y excerpt: I’m not going to get all flowery and sentimental because Bukowski I don’t think would have appreciated it or thought it too trite expressing the elite-est “cuteness”.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. He was the world’s greatest loser But he never gave up — — — — — — — — A marvelous read, this was not poetry, it was a dive-in Bukowski’s world. Bjkowski 28, Andy Jones rated it really liked it. There’s a lot of good in this book, but it misses some incredible poems.

For starters, this charkes seems to have been slapped together without any dates or order to the work. At times, we get rare glimpses of the pressure of being bukowsik writer: I eventually tried to ignore them and just ran the lines together on the fly however they sounded right to me.

More books by this author. This sucks on such a high number of levels, it’s almost comical. I think I read his work so I can prepare for whatever can come. Jun 02, Gordon rated it really liked it.

He has a way with words that affects me viscerally as plessures reader, and because this is a compilation of work over the years, the earlier poems are very different to the later ones. Learn more about Amazon Prime. At the forefront of American counter-culture, his Beat Generation writing is widely celebrated.


The Pleasures of the Damned

You really do get the distinct feeling that he feels sorry for himself and honestly, by the end of this book, you’ll feel sorry for him too. I’d say this is it. May 14, Ryan rated it did not like it. I’m new to Bukowski. His style of writing allows plewsures poets to be bold.

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Bukowski lives his life; he drinks, he smokes, he has sex with ugly whores, he pays his rent, and he feels sorry Charles Bukowski, where to begin. First of all, I’m really surprised that Some People didn’t make it in Publishing his work first as Charled Sparrow Press and since it closed infor Ecco. Learn more about Kindle MatchBook.

I really understood where he was coming from. A hard-drinking wild man of literature and a stubborn outsider to the poetry world, he wrote unflinchingly about booze, work, and women, in raw, street-tough poems whose truth has struck a chord with generations of readers.