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Tales of Ordinary Madness

Charles Bukowski


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    $22.91
PUBLISHED: 7th February 2008
ISBN: 9780753513873
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Lawrence, Chekhov and Hemingway, Bukowski's writing is passionate, extreme and has attracted a cult following, while his life was as weird and wild as the tales he wrote. This collection of short stories gives an insight into the dark, dangerous lowlife of Los Angeles that Bukowski inhabited.
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  • Paperback
    $22.91
PUBLISHED: 7th February 2008
ISBN: 9780753513873
ANNOTATION:
Lawrence, Chekhov and Hemingway, Bukowski's writing is passionate, extreme and has attracted a cult following, while his life was as weird and wild as the tales he wrote. This collection of short stories gives an insight into the dark, dangerous lowlife of Los Angeles that Bukowski inhabited.

Annotation

Lawrence, Chekhov and Hemingway, Bukowski's writing is passionate, extreme and has attracted a cult following, while his life was as weird and wild as the tales he wrote. This collection of short stories gives an insight into the dark, dangerous lowlife of Los Angeles that Bukowski inhabited.

Publisher Description

Inspired by D.H. Lawrence, Chekhov and Hemingway, Bukowski's writing is passionate, extreme and has attracted a cult following, while his life was as weird and wild as the tales he wrote. This collection of short stories gives an insight into the dark, dangerous lowlife of Los Angeles that Bukowski inhabited. From prostitutes to classical music, Bukowski ingeniously mixes high and low culture in his 'tales of ordinary madness'. These are angry yet tender, humorous and haunting portrayals of life in the underbelly of Los Angeles.

Author Biography

Born in 1920, Charles Bukowski became one of America's best-known writers. During his lifetime he published more than forty-five books of poetry and prose including the novels Post Office (1971), Factotum (1975), Women (1979) and Pulp (1994) all available from Virgin Books.

Review

"Dirty realism from the godfather of lowlife literature" Uncut

Promotional

Review coverage across national press Bukowski features in men's magazines

Product Details

Author
Charles Bukowski
Pages
240
Year
2008
ISBN-10
0753513870
ISBN-13
9780753513873
Format
Paperback
Publication Date
2008-02-07
Country of Publication
United Kingdom
Media
Book
Series
Virgin Books
Language
English
Publisher
Ebury Publishing
Illustrations
None