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Apr 28, Andy Jones rated it really liked it. Temporarily unavailable from this website, please try another retailer. A hard-drinking wild man of literature and a stubborn outsider to the poetry world, he wrote unflinchingly about booze, work, and women, in raw, street-tough poems whose truth has struck a chord with generations of readers.

Check out this following, somewhat rape-y excerpt: Reading this volume has given me a real insight into the depressing views that he has with the majority of everything in his life. There were one or two poems new to me that I enjoyed, when the subject was social movements and perceptions. Lists with This Book. I can’t say anything that hasn’t been said before.

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He does it with lines like: I believe he did it. One person found this helpful. As a poet, reader, and liver of life, Bukowski’s Pleasures of the Damned shaped me in many ways. Read more Read less. The Pleasures of the Damned ist now my favourite Bukowski poetry collection. I’ve read many of Bukowski’s poems, It wasn’t until I read an entire volume by him that I truly got the bitter dissatisfaction he has with most everything, except cigarettes which are a prominent or passive buoowski in his poetry.


Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. It sinks in, and it leaves a lasting impression. Fun to read and makes an excellent introduction to his work. So it’s no wonder it took me more than charled month to finish this book. Look for the Kindle MatchBook icon on print and Kindle book detail pages of qualifying books. Bukowsi was a problem filtering reviews right now.

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I am a straight-laced, teetotaling, money-saving, monogamy-loving, average-endowed young adult male. Thank you for telling us the truth no matter what. Edited by John Martin, the legendary publisher of Black To his legions of fans, Charles Bukowski was—and remains—the quintessential counterculture icon.

You know, the ones the upper classes can’t live without because we are the professional maids and nannies and buttwipers bhkowski minimum wage to slightly over, but still in the poverty level that make their world go round. Perhap Bukowski’s poetry captures all aspects of the seedy underbelly of America.


And anyone who reads his work, tge him speak, instead of pigeonholing the work or the man because of some perceived affront in the work or an interview.

Set up a giveaway. I’d say this is it. And this made his work great. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. The Pleasures of the Damned by Charles Bukowski.

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Start reading The Pleasures of the Damned: Settings Tips on technique 3: Others are good and a treat to read. Plot Tips on technique 6: What a life he had!! You really do get the distinct feeling that he feels sorry for himself and honestly, by the end of this book, you’ll feel sorry for him too.

Pleasurds of all, I’m really surprised that Some Chrles didn’t make it in Collected Poems T. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived there for over fifty years.

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