Essential Bukowski: Poetry by Charles BukowskiEssential Bukowski: Poetry by Charles Bukowski

Essential Bukowski: Poetry

byCharles Bukowski

Hardcover | October 25, 2016

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Edited by Abel Debritto, the definitive collection of poems from an influential writer whose transgressive legacy and raw, funny, and acutely observant writing has left an enduring mark on modern culture.

Few writers have so brilliantly and poignantly conjured the desperation and absurdity of ordinary life as Charles Bukowski. Resonant with his powerful, perceptive voice, his visceral, hilarious, and transcendent poetry speaks to us as forcefully today as when it was written. Encompassing a wide range of subjects—from love to death and sex to writing—Bukowski’s unvarnished and self-deprecating verse illuminates the deepest and most enduring concerns of the human condition while remaining sharply aware of the day to day.

With his acute eye for the ridiculous and the troubled, Bukowski speaks to the deepest longings and strangest predilections of the human experience. Gloomy yet hopeful, this is tough, unrelenting poetry touched by grace.

This is Essential Bukowski.

Title:Essential Bukowski: PoetryFormat:HardcoverDimensions:240 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.91 inPublished:October 25, 2016Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0062565281

ISBN - 13:9780062565280

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Realy Liked It! My first reading of Bukowski and I loved it! Its not for the faint of heart he tells it like it is but its beautiful.
Date published: 2017-02-25
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great collection Great collection from a classic poet who tells it like it is. Not for the faint of heart.
Date published: 2016-12-08