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Ships from and sold by Amazon. Someone told me his editor was responsible for all that stuff, so maybe it’s not his fault. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. Such is the fate of dead writers and living editors. Bukowskis Ton ist nie abwertend oder hoffnungslos. You know, the ones the upper classes can’t live without because we are the professional maids and nannies and buttwipers making minimum wage to slightly over, but still in the poverty level that make their world tge round.

A drunkard, a womanizer, a socially challenged citizen and a compulsive and mostly successful gambler at the race track, but a genius just the same.

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Now, I’ve got to admit here that so much, so far, is explained in the back of pleaasures book, but I figured that with words I had the time to cover the blurb. Edited by John Martin, the legendary publisher of Black To his legions of fans, Charles Bukowski was—and remains—the quintessential counterculture icon.


Quotes from The Pleasures of His style of writing allows other poets to be bold. There were one or two poems new to me that I enjoyed, when the subject was social movements and perceptions.

There is only one other author who can do the things to my head and heart that Bukowski does, and that is Raymond Carver. I’m not even sure where to begin here.

Collected Poems T. Reading this man’s work is like being punched in the guts. Even though I own everything Bukowski ever didi still bought this book because it gives such a good panarama of his very prolific career. Poems, on your Kindle in under a minute.

The Pleasures of the Damned by Charles Bukowski

He tells it like it is unapologetically, throws in a few “fucks” and then wipes the floor with it, and guess what? He also worked in a dog biscuit factory, a slaughterhouse, a cake and cookie factory, and he hung posters bukowskl New York City subways. If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support?


He just writes about his everyday life, a life which generally consists of a damnfd of bad jobs, women, booze, horses and unsavory and unhygienic situations. I loved those poems and thought I would enjoy more of his work.

He made me laugh, think, gasp at the rawness of life I remember seeing living in the outskirts of San Dambed in the 70’s. But it’s always honest, always raw.

Lists with This Book. 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”. That’s not to say it’s bad, but it’s certainly But don’t stop here.

A very balanced collection of all his work. Print edition must be purchased new and sold by Amazon. That to me is a clean, healthy lungful of fresh air!

Die gesammelten Gedichte von Charles Bukowski liest man nicht in einem Rutsch durch. It made me fall in love with the dude.