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This book isn’t his best stuff. I bought my dad a copy of this book Perhaps it is, as the reviews on the back cover suggest, about the futility of life.
It seems like he strips reality of all that’s good or pure, leaving only the rotten parts and throws it in your face. His poetry can be very hit and miss at times but his short story prose is more often good than bad and sometimes exceptionally fascinating and quirky.
Starting to feel tired, he heads toward a bench. Without even blinking he points the gun to his own head.
I have read some Celine and think he is a pretty good writer but terribly pessimistic and misanthropic – sounds right up Buk’s lane huh? Basically, it was about this drunk who was a writer and who liked whores.
Escritos de un viejo indecente by Charles Bukowski
Let’s say, for convenience sake, he has a completely human appearance. AnagramaJan 31, – Fiction – pages. Well, I am not sure Indcente want to read much more of it. Bukowski has morality and ethics, but they are measured within a tawdry urban world that is collapsing inside itself.
I really don’t know if I liked this book. A collection of “articles” from a small? A long distance operator from Newburgh, N. He worked a wide range of jobs to support his writing, including dishwasher, truck driver and loader, mail carrier, guard, gas station attendant, stock boy, warehouse worker, shipping clerk, post office clerk, parking lot attendant, Red Cross orderly, and elevator operator. Escritos de un viejo indecente. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Y es que su estilo es un tanto desconcertante y confuso.
While they take hours, he is finished in five minutes. But I didn’t know that it came from this book. Desayuno en Tiffany’s Truman Capote.
He came to the United States with his parents when he was three years old and spent his early years in poverty. At one point, someone says to a Bukowski self-insert character, “It doesn’t matter whether your stories are true,” to which Bukowski replies “They are.
Return to Book Page. There are some really, really interesting and great short stories in this book and there are some really weird, messed-up ones which leave you saying or thinking WTF? To chharles it, click here.
Escritos de un viejo indecente
I read for the prose when it comes to this author, so I was very disappointed to find a lack so enormous that I could hardly get through the book. It’s the sort of gut-slice writing that you either devour or spit back out in disgust. The rants, stories, and prose poems collected here are uneven in quality, but enough of them held my interest so that I was able to finish reading “Notes of a Dirty Old Man. Rating books with stars, like bars or restaurants or anything else is pretty silly.
I was expecting something witty and intelligent, what I got was violent, crude, misogynistic and highly unpleasant, in the beginning at least. Escritos de un viejo indecente by Charles Bukowski. Bukowski published his first story when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. It also created a monster, so to speak. Your diary reminds me a bit of Celine, and maybe that was your intention, you were a man who had read a great deal.
His novels, with an autobiographical character called Henry Chinaski, include Post Office and Factotum. It at least has its own personality. He also exposes things some might wish they had never seen–prostitutio This one is not for the faint of heart, the delicate, nor the easily offended, but if you are bold, daring, and curious, it is somewhat entertaining.
After trying to play the publishing game by the rules to no effect, he seemingly raged against it and can be seen to a certain degree as trying to purposefully sabotage his own potential fame through his actions with others, either in person or through his writing. Escritos de un viejo indecente Charles Bukowski Limited preview – Because life is for the living. This is Bukowski at his visceral best – a collection of his columns originally published in ‘Open City’ in the s.
Thanks for telling us about the problem. An alcoholic, violent, reflective, melancholy, predatory, imaginative, brutal narrator. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. His color is sparse and basic, and the vase resembles shit more than slightly in its coloring. Otras, era inevitable que sus reflexiones no me resultasen simplemente brillantes. I give this book five stars for its insightful qualities into a writer I thought could no longer surprise me.
Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. During this time he was a contributor to the Chalres Barb, and the Barb was always getting free books, some of which he passed on to me. And indeed, the conflict that drives this book is the search to get laid by a woman and for the next drink, but he never seems to be without that because drink is so much easier to acquire.