Le corse dei cavalli, gli incontri di boxe, le donne, le sbornie colossali, le interminabili giornate al bar, le avventure spesso sordide sullo sfondo di un'America povera ed emarginata: nel suo libro più celebre, un Bukowski più "arrabbiato" che mai ci restituisce con forza tutto il suo universo narrativo, giustapponendo alla crudezza di una resa realistica l'elemento ludico, la vis comica, la capacità di sorridere davanti alla desolazione della vita.
- ISBN: 8823517826
- Casa Editrice: Guanda
- Pagine: 144
- Data di uscita: 18-05-2017
a guy i’m dating recommend this to me, i blocked his number after finishing it.
I've never read any Bukowski that I've not enjoyed, he's such a brilliant writer that's so descriptive, he's able to take you back to a different era. He's so vulgar sometimes which can be difficult for people to digest. He writes what we all are pretty much thinking but just to afraid to say it. You Leggi tutto
Rating books with stars, like bars or restaurants or anything else is pretty silly. This was a good book to read at night while drinking pints at pubs in Seattle. A collection of "articles" from a small(?) paper in Los Angeles (?), there's no apparent chronology or order of any kind to them. If there Leggi tutto
Picture an alien. Let's say, for convenience sake, he has a completely human appearance. He crashed on earth a few hours ago and now wanders around in a city whose name is irrelevant, while trying to get used to the possibility of having to spend the rest of his life among humans. See him as he walk Leggi tutto
I had a Chuck Bukowski kick back in 2004. I moved out of my father's house the year prior, inadvertently isolated myself from most of my friends, got a soul-draining job in retail, and fallen into a bit of depression (which hardly anyone noticed). Though I hardly remember what I read, it spoke to me Leggi tutto
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