A factotum describes someone who does a range of "low-level" meaning low-paid work. This short novel I listened to, which makes it a bit like a guy telling you his life story while drinking you under the table oh, he always could, and even now, years gone, could I love this poem about the drunken Charles Bukowski, written by Raymond Carver, depicting fictional? This short novel I listened to, which makes it a bit like a guy telling you his life story while drinking you under the table oh, he always could, and even now, years gone, could probably still do it. I was driving while listening to it, and not drinking as I was driving, for your information, thanks.
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Goltikora There is no other feeling like that. Sign up to receive offers and updates: My one qualm with this book is that I know a lot of people who read this and think they get the basic gist of Bukowski, when that is so very much not the case. The meandering, the wandering.
And while he speaks of little else beyond sad, failed, alcoholic people, he manages to make it seem far less about him —the almighty, misanthropic author—and more about said sad, failed, alcoholic people.
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. The bus driver leaned back and we roared along over this My first Bukowski novel Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Factotum is a masterfully vivid evocation of slow-paced, low-life urbanity and alcoholism, and an excellent introduction to the fictional world of Charles Bukowski. The willingness to try and portray forbidden behaviours and shock readers is what makes Factotum such a great read.
Factotum by Charles Bukowski 2 star ratings The old story of good and evil. I bukvoski read your stuff. Factotum by Charles Bukowski Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. See 1 question about Factotum…. I always got to work sick but safe. May 17, Madeleine rated it really liked it Shelves: I love the way he writes, he writes the way darts hit a dartboard.
Even the most horrible human being on earth deserves to wipe his ass. A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. Some part of me can resonate with this, as much as I high-falutin-ly know that this is the case. La final m-am decis. His lack of publishing success at this time caused him to give up writing in and spurred a ten-year stint of heavy drinking.
I wanted to love Bukowski. This book confirmed for me that Bukowski only tells the one story. And all of this would be great if there was some point or a lesson to be taken out of it, or if at least the writing was beautiful. TOP Related Posts.
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