Read Peleando a la contra book reviews & author details and more at . For five decades, the books of Charles Bukowski have provided acerbic. Este libro reúne por primera vez los mejores textos autobiográficos del autor – cuentos, novelas y poemas-, y arroja una nueva luz sobre la vida y obra de uno de. Charles Bukowski was born in Andernach, Germany, on August 16, He came to the United States with his parents when he was three years old and spent.

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He worked for the United States Postal Service for about ten years. If you do not know Bukowski’s story, it is worth getting an overview somewhere else. He defines dissipation pelendo cynicism in their most pure forms. Nov 03, Derek Emerson rated it liked it Shelves: This page reader is culled from over 20 works by the writer, and this is the weak point in the book.

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He’s a pretty good read, but who’d wanna be such an asshole? Some of his boyhood stories are OK; some truly funny: Lists with This Book.

Show more Show less. Now that is “real” living There’s something unsatisfying about reading a book of selected works. Death laughs As the elevators break As political landsc There’s something unsatisfying about reading a book of selected works.

There was a very mean streak in him and he acted dispicably pa many who were his greatest supporters. That’s life, I suppose is the message, if any, that Bukowski was trying to relay. This reader runs very long and uses Bukowski’s writing in a roughly biographical timeline although some of the semi-autobiographical writings were written when Bukowski was in his 70s.

Peleando a LA Contra by Charles Bukowski (Paperback, 2012)

His lack of publishing success at this time caused him to give up writing in and spurred a ten-year stint of heavy drinking. His dialogue is fast Bukowski is like no one I’ve read before.

This book l best in the hands of a What I loved about this anthology is the fact that it was confra. The mad, drunk poet laureate of Los Angeles, the genius bum and drunk, the man is a fascinating Rarely does a collection do a truly talented writer justice – and Bukowski has such a mastery of words and language, an inherent ability to capture beauty peleahdo ugliness and loss and pain with such incredibly vivid detail that it haunts me.

Through the lens of his literary alter ego, Henry Chinaski, he creates a world filled with misfortune and unabashed licentiousness, ca Bukowski is all too adept at the art of imbuing emotion in a reader.

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Pues las tres estrellas no se las doy por el contenido que es Bukowski y, en fin, eso, que es Bukowski y punto se las doy a la existencia del libro en si. Writing about Charles Bukowski — or, even more so, about his work — is like writing about driving in a pounding thunderstorm … or experiencing the sounds and smells of a paper mill running at full production … or walking through the neighborhood you grew up in, many years later, and marveling at how small and shabby the houses and people and cars and even the street-signs seem to have become.

As usual, Bukowski is an asshole, but an observant and well written one who knows a thing about life and can weave an entertaining story.

Martin Multiple-item retail product, Dec 13, Zack rated it it was amazing. The lowest-priced brand-new, unused, unopened, undamaged item in its original packaging where packaging is applicable. Though I’ve read much of Bukowski’s full novels, this was my first exposure to both his poetry and his short stories.

I really should have inspected it more before I bought it, as there were a lot of excerpts in this collection taken from novels I’d already read.

But reading about it is something else – unexpected, appalling, and yet, delightful. And that is Charles Bukowski. Julio Andres Astudillo Fragments of a wine stained book, or You get so alone at times that it just makes sense.

Mar 06, Muhannad rated it really liked it. Nearly any anthology faces this dilemma, and few get around it. What was there to like about Bukowski? He always comes through. Two poems that capture the best of both eras are “Flophouse” and “Confession”.

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His writing of drunken stupors, of barflies, of the inner lives of flophouse denizens is enlightening although sometimes striving too hard to be shocking.

Charles Bukowski shows his life through use of emotion and the dark life of an LA poet, as well as a peleanxo teenager living with abusive parents and horrible acne. And Bono, Lord help poor Bukowski. It takes roughly a day to read the longest of his books cause they are so easy to read.

The profound poetry is vulgar pelfando violent, but it comes straight from the heart of Charles i. May 29, Emma rated it it was amazing. His stories are both comforting and extremely inspiring to me for some reason. Beastie Boys Book by Michael Diamond This reader runs very long and uses Bukowski’s w I had never heard of Charles Bukowski when I recently saw him recommended by another author and randomly found this e-book through my public library.

He wrote about his experiences freely under bukowsik characters. This makes the whole work flow equally and almost feel like a new novel, despite the fact that much of it prleando been seen before. No eBook available Amazon.