"An amazing, hilarious and unfalteringly entertaining account of a man trapped in a kind of Catch 23" Sunday Times "Takes you by the shoulders and shakes you until your teeth rattle" The Times "Cunningly, relentlessly jokey and sad" Observer "One of the funniest books ever written" Uncut "Amazing, hilarious and unfalteringly entertaining" Sunday Times --This text refers to an alternate Paperback edition.
Charles Bukowski is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of two. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived there for over fifty years. He died in San Pedro, California on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp.
More truth then fiction. I spent 32 years in the Post Office, most employees used that term instead of the correct one, Postal Service. Read morePublished 3 days ago by Seattle Reader
One of my all-time favorite books. The opening line is as perfect as once can get: "It began as a mistake." So true. Read morePublished 1 month ago by DANgerous1
Post Office is the seconde book by Bukowski that I read (haven't finished yet). It amazes me the way he transforms a relatively uneventfull diary into a succession of riveting... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Afonso Sousa
This author, known to many as a writer of prolific number of books; is self absorbed, not disciplined at all, and draws us in by showing us a life that we are entertained by and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Russell R. Miller
This book is a classic. Bukowski is a brilliant writer who takes you into his world like no one else can. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dusty