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You know, don’t know what the fuss is about. Why do I like his writing so much and yet feel this strong, largely pre-emptive aversion to Bukowski? He is consistently rejected by the only publishing house he respects but he is driven by the knowledge that he could do charlfs than the authors they publish.
I blew through it in days. And this I found interesting, in an historico-anthropological sort of way, while simultaneously depressing and upsetting.
A foul excuse for contemporary literature- it’s more like contemptuous literature. The bar is pretty noisy, this singer’s all, work work work work.
But can I turn away and stop listening? Absolutely pick this up, factotim don’t let this be the only thing of his that you read. It could mean not eating for three or four days. Henry Chinaski is a great character; his low-life urbanity and alcoholism makes him a great guide into the seedy underbelly.
Jul 19, Lawnzilla rated it it was amazing Shelves: Chang rated it it was amazing. One of my poet friends in high school once told me that he only would read Bukowski while taking a shit. Oct 25, George K.
Return to Book Page. His manias, his phobias, his inept attempts at becoming a functioning member of society that lead him to realize he truly wasn’t a man meant for this world How in the hell could a man enjoy being awakened at 6: Charles Bukowski’s posthumous legend continues to grow. Welcome Henry Chinaski, Bukowski’s ever sarcastic, cynical, alcoholic and perpetually unemployed alter-ego.
Knowing some Joes like him, I wish they took their minds of the bottle and did something productive like write it all down. It should be a while before I pick up another one.
It could mean freezing on a park bench. Just the spilt guts of a self-aggrandizing louse. What is your favourite Charles Bukowski book? Or visions of God? But as his best Bukowski is worth the offense: The willingness to try and portray forbidden behaviours and shock readers is what makes Factotum such a great chares.
But then I wonder, is there more buried deep within the the wine-soaked walls of Bukowski than lets on immediately? Even the most horrible human being on earth deserves to wipe his ass. Chinaski has this new job, he’s a bartender now.
He says fuck it and walks upto the crowd, ‘get out of my way’ he grunts, trudging through them.
The tale You know, don’t know what the fuss is about. View all 44 comments. I seem to recall I did. Preview — Factotum by Charles Bukowski. Then I moved to the couch where I drank alcohol and chain-smoked cigarettes while zooming through the book.