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The first he loses; the second he taunts regardless of consequences; the bukoqski he never gets, largely through incompetence. Which book should I read first?

But it’s still just dicks, isn’t it? It was one of those degree days and I was running along, sweating, sick, delirious, hungover. I picked up the bottle of wine, had a good drag, left the letters on the robes, and walked back to the showers and toilets.

There was a bottle of wine. It isn’t relentlessly funnyno, it’s relentles Bukowski puzzles me. One bad move and you’re finished. When Betty came back we didn’t sing or laugh, or even argue.

It is marked by an emphasis on the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women and the drudgery of work. Do not disturb before 5pm. Get yourself your favorite drink and let’s get crackin’. This mofo was lazy, self-destructive, and pretty much just amazing. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. And that, ladies and gentlemen, is my cue. This autobiography is written in a familiar register Charles Bukowski’s first novel presenting roughly the last fifteen years before his 50th birthday.


I think there’s a famous book that starts with that kind of wisdom. My first affair with Bukowski. The protagonist is one alcoholic, misogynistic mess! This could be a true story, he could honest to god have sat down one day, with a hangover from hell, and decided to write this book, for no other reason than to tell the world ” I exist. My library Help Advanced Book Search. I got the same vibe from this book as I did from Rabbit, Run and Catcher in the Rye, only this time I feel dumber for having read this crap, because in these two books I had the desire to reach into the books and smack the snot out of the protagonists.

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Low – Medium low Motivation: Bukowski agreed; three weeks later, he had written Post Office. Bukowski was at home with street people and his work contains a brutal realism and graphic imagery. There wasn’t a sound. There were dozens of them. Sl October 13th by Ecco first published I decided that those people were not going to get their mail that day, and maybe never get any mail again.

No eBook available Amazon. Oh…but hang on a minute…it’s not just mail that Hank is interested in delivering!

The story starts out following a drunk scumbag who is of no benefit to society other than purchasing from liquor stores. Jul 29, BlackOxford rated it really liked it Shelves: And the book has a quasi-documentary feel. Lucky Hank ends up with a wealthy nymphomaniac called Joyce, who later decides that the two should get married.

Only, these stand-out moments are not strong enough to delve the reader into the inner workings of Chinaski. The charm of this book lies in the relentless attachment of Chinaski to the US Postal Service, as he puts in thankless hours on the trot in pursuit of a life drowned in alcohol, cigarettes, race-horses and obviously women. His story is outrageous, yet authentic. Screw, shit, Six-pack, and Post hukowski.


Perhaps it was simply the pull of a life I’ll never know, of struggles I’ll bukowskl endure. View all 18 comments.

Post Office by Charles Bukowski

Bukowski knew this, which is why he wrote the sort of stuff he did, and why it resonates so well with so many. So here we go Would you like to tell us about a lower price? Anyone interested in the classics. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? View all 21 comments. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

He might have had only half a trick, like that uncle of ours who used Bukowski was once an idol of mine. He began publishing short stories in the mids.

There is a certain integrity in such a stance; it requires courage, persistence and an ability to suffer. At the age of three, fharles came with his family to the United States and grew up in Los Angeles.