The Continual Condition: Poems by Charles BukowskiThe Continual Condition: Poems by Charles Bukowski

The Continual Condition: Poems

byCharles Bukowski

Paperback | October 5, 2010

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“The Walt Whitman of <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_city _w3a_st="on">Los Angeles.”

—Joyce Carol Oates


“He brought everybody down to earth, even the angels.”

—Leonard Cohen, songwriter


Arguably the most imitated and influential American poet of the previous half-century, Charles Bukowski remains a counter-culture icon more than a decade after his death. The Continual Condition is a collection of never-before-published poems by the inimitable Bukowski—raw, tough, odes to alcohol, women, work, and despair by a rebel author equally adept at poetry and prose. Charles Bukowski lives on in The Continual Condition, a godsend for admirers of his previous collections Slouching Toward Nirvana, The Pleasures of the Damned, and Love is a Dog From Hell, as well as his novels Factotum, Ham on <_st13a_place _w3a_st="on"><_st13a_city _w3a_st="on">Rye, and Pulp.

Charles Bukowski is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet. He was born in 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of two. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived ...
Title:The Continual Condition: PoemsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.36 inPublished:October 5, 2010Publisher:HarperCollinsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:006177121X

ISBN - 13:9780061771217

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from Incredible Collection This collection of poems is among my favourites ever compiled and may be my favourite by Bukowski. Would absolutely recommend this book to anyone who's just starting to read Bukowski and to those who've been reading Bukwoski for quite some time
Date published: 2018-01-09