Rick preguntado en Arts & HumanitiesBooks & Authors · hace 3 meses

Why I should read George Bukowski?

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  • Andrew
    Lv 7
    hace 3 meses
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    Do you mean Charles Bukowski? Personally, I loathed him for years. When I was in my teens and twenties I didn't care for him at all. I thought he was a cheap, very poor imitation of Louis-Ferdinand Céline, who happens to be my favourite author. All the lads raved about him, but I found him to be without substance and thought his writing was very loose and insubstantial. Years later I came to revise that opinion. He definitely wasn't a master prose stylist by any means, but I think he had his own voice and he was brutally honest. There's beauty in the simplicity of his style and while he's often seen as being a cliche of the drunken struggling author, I really enjoy his stuff - especially "Ham on Rye" and "Women." Plus, he once declared that "Journey to the End of the Night" is the best book written in the past 2,000 years, and I wholeheartedly agree. 

  • hace 3 meses

    It's Charles Bukowski you IDIOT! 

  • Saboo
    Lv 7
    hace 3 meses

    If you mean Charles Bukowski I would start with 'Ham on Rye'.

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