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At the age of three, he came with his family to the United States and grew up in Los Angeles. She was now probably saying the same thing about me to him.

– Faktotum by Carls Bukovski

Paperbacknukovski. If for any reason your order is not available to ship, you will not be charged. Sparse writing style is only a boon if you have something good to write about.

View all 9 comments. Chuck Buck prides himself as a worthless human filled with anger and bitterness towards all his fellow men. And then I thought of Raymond Carver.

9788683499519 – Faktotum by Carls Bukovski

A special order item has limited availability and the seller may source this title from another supplier. His first book of poetry was published in ; he went on to publish more than forty-five books of poetry and prose, including PulpScreams from the Balconyand The Last Night of the Earth Poems Very little imagination seemed to be at work here. He said me huffi, work work work bukvski work ‘These people are assholes, they’re all cow Chinaski has this new job, he’s a bartender now.


Bukowski published his first story when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. Also expected this to be better than Post Office.

Not that I have to like or be able to relate to a character to enjoy the story, but it helps.

Oct 10, Joshua Nomen-Mutatio rated it it was ok Shelves: Well, my answer to the first query is still “NO” and my response to the second still “YES” but contemplating these things during my read was enriching in some way, so I reluctantly give some credit there to ol’ CB. Am I really any better? I can relate to the feeling of a job slowly rubbing away at you like sandpaper, but what I don’t enjoy apparently is reading about the misadventures of desultory drunks.

I think I could start at any random chapter in Factotum and still Maybe this is what happens to your writing when you hang out with too many Beatniks. I get it, he’s a cool guy, bunch of drinking, fucking and punching, but it didn’t impress me.

You know, don’t know what the fuss is about.

To view it, click here. The myth of the starving artist was a hoax. His treatment of women one is buokvski to concede verged on misogyny. And this I found interesting, in an historico-anthropological sort of way, while simultaneously depressing and upsetting.


And this I found interesting, in an historico-anthropological sort of way, while simultaneously depressing and upsetting. But yet, I continued to be entertained, so I pressed on, feeling each sentence flow by without much effort on my part.

Factotum by Charles Bukowski

Some part of me can resonate with this, as much bukovki I high-falutin-ly know that this is the case. He said me huffi, work work work work work ‘These people are assholes, they’re all cowards’, he murmurs again.

Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. This short novel I listened to, which makes it a bit like a guy telling you his life story while drinking you under the table.

Oh, and there isn’t much plot, not that I have a problem with that usually. Or, do I perhaps harbor some of the same misanthropy that he nakedly exposes one word to the next? This is why I don’t get the love for this author.