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There were times while reading this short novel that I had to stop and wonder if my aspiration to one day be the female Bukowski is either setting my sights too high or placing the bar too low. Women, on the other hand, is about the many women he screws in between drinking and writing. While having inspiring verses is enough to make a short poem great, it simply doesn’t work for a novel to have inspiring sentences in it. Chuck Buck prides himself as a worthless human filled with anger and bitterness towards all his fellow men.

There’s no bigger message or variation from that in Factotumand for me, that didn’t make it a compelling read. It should be a while before I pick up another one.

If the reader comes to this text with our typical baggage: Otherwise, don’t even start. It is marked by an emphasis on the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women and the drudgery of work.

Charles Bukowski’s posthumous legend continues to grow. Raktotum job, in which I hid out and read books during long evening shifts.


Then once in a while amidst the wit theres some hardcore truth worth thinking about.

And this I found interesting, in an historico-anthropological sort of way, while simultaneously depressing and upsetting. The meandering, the wandering. But starvation, unfortunately, didn’t improve art.

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The thought of sitting in front of a man behind a desk and telling him that I wanted faktitum job, that I was qualified for a job, was too much for me. If for any reason your order is not available to ship, you will not be charged.

However, same style same characteristics, of course it still is Bukowski no news here! Once, a girl I became involved with praised Bukowski while simultaneously giving me a caveat about what a terrible sexist he was. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.

I like Buk’s style, though. Personajul face de toate, dar de fapt nu prea face mare lucru Ffaktotum with This Book.

Paperbackpages. He’s not all into it anyway. Mar 17, Brian rated it really liked it Recommended to Brian by: Preview — Factotum by Charles Bukowski. I, however, laud his tendency to kick political correctness on its ass.

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Feb 19, Kate rated it it was ok. To ask other readers questions about Factotumplease sign up. Or visions of God? And this guy – well, he’s not ev I’m not sure how many more of these Bukowski books I’m going to read. Absolutely pick this up, but don’t let this be the only thing of his that you read. There was no depth, flimsy characters that the author paints a vague suggestion of, bouncing form job to job – each is brief but lacking.


Serbian language, latinica, 22 cm, Izabrana dela Carlsa Bukovskog knjiga 2, Americka knjizevnost, Autor ovde prica o periodu svog zivota kada je izbacen kuce i postao skitnica, besciljno lutajuci Amerikom, od jedne daleke obale do druge. I’m embarrassed his writing What a piece of shit. Bukowski wrote bkovski of poems, hundreds of short stories and six novels, eventually publishing over sixty books Charles Bukowski was the only child of an American soldier and a German mother.

And, you’ll do faktotun, despite rejection and the worst odds. Didn’t find what you’re looking for? Our Day return guarantee still applies. He also worked in a dog biscuit factory, a slaughterhouse, a cake and cookie factory, and he hung posters in New York City subways.

Aug 29, Liliya rated it it was ok Shelves: Henry Chinaski drifts through the seedy city streets of lower-class LA in search of a job.

His treatment of women one is forced to concede verged on misogyny. I have a sort of pre-emptive dislike-verging-on-loathing of Bukowski, which I think is rooted in my post-adolescent rejection of and disillusionment with the Beat writers whom I absolutely adored in high school.