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The Pleasures of the Damned by Charles Bukowski

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Although I never have had such bad skin problems as Bukowski, I’ve felt ugly, abashed, belittled by the loud people at restaurants. At the forefront of American counter-culture, his Beat Generation writing is widely celebrated. Feb 09, Cerissa rated it it was amazing. While this may be true, the testament and the sheer weight of his own Akashic library will live on forever.


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His poetry has allowed me to connect in a way no other poet has. Explore the Home Gift Guide.

All those widows and orphans. It’s one of his all time best, and it’s hard to justify not including it. Jan 01, Lisa rated it it was ok Shelves: Lists with This Book. The man is not a misogynist. The Pleasures of the Damned ist now my favourite Bukowski poetry collection. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime.

We get given a tour, if you like of things that existed in his life, chafles how exactly he feels about those t Wow, Charles Bukowski. A March Calf Ted Hughes.

xamned Thank you for telling us the truth no matter what. He died of leukemia in San Pedro on March 9, He does it with lines like: Perhaps my favourite line from his poetry is from his poem entitled “No leaders,please” which discusses the idea of being ever changing in order to “stay out of the clutches of mediocrity”. I wasn’t able to read this book in one sitting because Bukowski needs to savored.

What a life he had!! He never put himself out to be better than he was. I have patiently waited for too long now.

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His poems since of fragility is quite contagious. But the choices here are pretty terrible. There is only one other author who can do the things to my head and heart that Bukowski does, and that is Raymond Carver.


damnsd His work truly appeals to poetry lovers who think that they hate poetry. The Pleasures of the Damned by Charles Bukowski. There was a problem filtering reviews right now. I live in a bubble.

Nov 25, Craven rated it it was ok. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. So poetry that cuts to the quick about regret, loss, failure, rejection. Have one on me, Charlie.

Its another end of another week and you are sitting alone at your favorite place overflowing with all those pretty faces. As you read his poems his self-doubt and his exhaustion with humanity starts bleeding into your thoughts, especially if you go on a binge, reading nothing in between. In his work, Charles Bukowski creates a dystopia without an apocalypse.

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