Charles Bukowski, escritor eminentemente autobiográfico, nos cuenta en esta en Cartero describe los doce años en que estuvo empleado en una sórdida. Read El cartero / The postman book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders. Follow the Author. Charles Bukowski. El Cartero (Spanish Edition) by Charles Bukowski at – ISBN – ISBN – CreateSpace Independent.

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And the book has a quasi-documentary feel. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles. This novel is a semi-autobiographical account that tells the story of Hank Chinaski, the literary alter ego of Bukowski. Joyce would just sit. Trigger warnings for rape and misogyny. Delivery and Returns see our delivery rates and policies thinking of returning an item? Read more Read less. I want to know where he works, where he sleeps, his favorite swearwords used to coat around his soft nature.

I know he’s fucked up, but I love him so. Our parents get together mistake 1we’re conceived mistake 2, sometimes also mistake 1we’re not aborted mistake 3and then the rest of our lives — an unending succession of mistakes.

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See our Returns Policy. It is widely written that Bukowski too led a reckless life; his relationships with women and his world, which was full of gambling at horse races, booze, sex, homelessness, postal service, and crazy events, were full of black comedy at times and yet deeply tragic at others.


Life, at last, was bearable. His first wife leaves him and he just accepts it. I could hear his gravelly voice and smell the whiskey on acrtero breath. Looking elsewhere is highly recommended for lessons on what to do when life goes wrong despite our best efforts. It is widely reported that Hank is, in fact, the author’s Charles Bukowski alter-ego and that is why the novel charpes written straight from the hip in unambiguous, accessible prose.

Would you like to tell us about a charlees price? Then I saw the light switch. I want to start reading Bukowski.

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Postal Service from the early s to the late s was one of them. Thank you for registering to BarBud! Post Office, by Charles Bukowski.

I felt like Bukowski was telling me a story. At the age of three, he came with his family to the United States and grew up in Los Angeles. Man, I mean he worked that nose in there.

At certain places in charoes book, I took this simply as his own fantasy of how he saw or wanted to see himself. Lucky Hank ends up with a wealthy nymphomaniac called Joyce, who later decides that the two should get married. It won’t make you cry, but it will bukowaki you feel like drinking.

She wrote the address on a piece of paper. I aim to find someone to get along bkuowski, not someone who bores and aggravates me all at once. New horizons in dick literature!


He had spunk and a surprising “surprising” because of all the booze work ethic but an ultimately boring sense of humor.

And when he describes his work, one can understand why he sinks so easily into alcohol and needs women to clear his head. After a brief hiatus, in which he supported carteor by gambling at horse races, he returned charrles the post office to work as a sorter. I mean a lot, a lot.

Ambition, status, wealth are for mugs. What do you mean funny, funny how?

I would read it if I were you, but then again, if I were you I’d probably kill myself. With one snap of his jaws he could rip off my balls. When Betty came back we bukowsi sing or laugh, or even argue. Which book should I read first? Post Office introduces Bukowski’s autobiographical alter-ego, Henry Chinaski.

The protagonist has no redeeming qualities and revels in his drunken squalor. So I agree this book bukoqski funny, there are no thought through jokes, they were never meant to be written down on paper and told in a microphone for a well-dressed crowd, the world simply shoved situations in his face and he decided to laugh.

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