Best Quotes from the Charles Bukowski Novel Women

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The Charles Bukowski novel Women is considered by many to be one of his best. The women Charles Bukowski writes about are the familiar prototype in the rest of his work, at least for the most part. Many of them can keep up with Bukowski in the drinking department, and…

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Best Quotes from the Charles Bukowski Novel Pulp

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Charles Bukowski’s final novel Pulp stands apart from the five that preceded it (Post Office, Factotum, Women, Ham on Rye and Hollywood) in several ways. For one, it is the only novel in the Bukowski oeuvre without Henry Chinaski, Charles Bukowski’s alter-ego, as protagonist. Pulp is instead narrated by L.A.…

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Top Five Quotes from the Charles Bukowski Novel Post Office

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Post Office was Charles Bukowski’s first novel, published by Black Sparrow Press in 1971. The autobiographical book covers the years Bukowski spend working in the post office. Bukowski’s alter ego, Henry Chinaski, starts as a substitute mail carrier. The novel begins, “It began as a mistake.” He hears from a…

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Quotes from the Charles Bukowski Short Story Collection Tales of Ordinary Madness

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Tales of Ordinary Madness is a Charles Bukowski short story collection published by poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti’s famous City Lights Books. In 1972, City Lights published Erections, Ejaculations, Exhibitions, and General Tales of Ordinary Madness, the first collection of Bukowski short stories to ever appear in print. In 1983,…

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Top 10 Quotes from the Charles Bukowski Novel Hollywood

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The Charles Bukowski novel Hollywood tells the story of quite an unlikely occurrence. Charles Bukowski, who never had a high opinion of movies or Hollywood in general, finds himself right in the thick of it, writing a screenplay for a French film director. The autobiographical account, which was Bukowski’s fifth…

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Best Charles Bukowski Quotes from the Novel Factotum

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Picking the best Factotum quotes was no easy task. Picking the best Charles Bukowski quotes in any work is tough. The man could write. The novel, which was the second written by Charles Bukowski, was published in 1975. It was preceded by the novel Post Office (1971), and followed by…

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Portions From A Wine-Stained Notebook Charles Bukowski Quotes

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Charles Bukowski left a lot of great writing behind. He was so prolific, in fact, that much of his writing has only seen the light after his death in 1994. Many books of poetry, short stories and essays have been released posthumously. Portions From A Wine-Stained Notebook is one such…

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