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Factotum

By: Charles Bukowski

Price: $22.95

Publisher: UK, Virgin: 2018

Seller ID: 9780753518151

ISBN: 0753518155

Condition: New


Henry Chinaski, an outcast, a loner and a hopeless drunk, drifts around America from one dead-end job to another, from one woman to another and from one bottle to the next. Uncompromising, gritty, hilarious and confessional in turn, his downward spiral is peppered with black humour. Factotum follows Charles Bukowski's bestselling Post Office, his highly autobiographical first novel. Bukowski's Beat Generation writing reflects his slum upbringing, his succession of menial jobs and his experience of low life urban America. He died in 1994 and is widely acknowledged as one of the most distinct... View more info

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Pulp

By: Charles Bukowski

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Virgin: 2009

Seller ID: 9780753518175

ISBN: 0753518171

Condition: New


Charles Bukowski's brilliant, fantastical pastiche of a detective story. Packed with wit, invention and Bukowski's trademark lowlife adventures, it is the final novel of one of the most enjoyable and influential cult writers of the last century. Nicky Belane, private detective and career alcoholic, is a troubled man. He is plagued not just by broads, booze, lack of cash and a raging ego, but also by the surreal jobs he's been hired to do. Not only has been hired to track down French classical author Celine - who's meant to be dead - but he's also supposed to find the elusive Red Sparrow - w... View more info

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Ham on Rye

By: Charles Bukowski

Price: $19.95

Publisher: UK, Canongate Canons: 2017

Seller ID: 9781782116660

ISBN: 1782116664

Condition: New


With his fourth novel, legendary barfly Charles Bukowski follows the path of his alter ego Henry Chinaski through the high school years of acne and rejection, drinking his way through the Depression, and ends at the start of World War 2. 'He brought everyone down to earth, even the angels' LEONARD COHEN. Charles Bukowski is one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century. The autobiographical Ham on Rye is widely considered his finest novel. A classic of American literature, it offers powerful insight into his youth through the prism of his alter-ego Henry Chinaski, who grew up to b... View more info