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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.
Charles Bukowski is an acquired taste and his work isn't something I would recommend to my girlfriend or mother. Read morePublished 25 days ago by Gabriel
I picked this book up because it was on a list of great books to read. Some may think of it as a classic, but to me it was total crap. Read morePublished 1 month ago by E.Gray
Beautiful book, staggering in its raw authenticity. Women come and women go. I was by no means influenced by Bukowski's take on sexuality, other than to use it as a vehicle to view... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jack
The author has no depth. Interesting at first, then it got tedious.Published 1 month ago by jillery!!!
This book was recommended to me by a guy friend who said the knowledge of different women would be enlightening, but it was not. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Alan Naslund
Three Stars but still a fan. A bit too crude. Couldn't tell
If I was reading smut, art, nonsense, or what at times. Funny ending though. Approppo.