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i liked this book a lot henry chinaski is an asshole but he knows he s an asshole and simply accepts being an asshole everything seems detached and transient, nothing really matters to him, life is just this thing that is happening which he feels powerless to, so he doesn t invest much emotion in the things he feels like he needs to do to stay alive, and drinks to avoid feelings of alienation i laughed out loud several times, alone this is the first bukowski novel i ve read i understand how people could claim that he s misogynistic, but it seems to me like he is someone who is extremely detached from people in general, but also enjoys the experience of sex when he talks about women in an overly sexualized way, they are usually women he doesn t k 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 I ve never read Bukowski before, but I ve seen Barfly and Factotum on the screen I ve seen two documentaries about him which likewise left me disgusted and depressed than anything This is where I m coming from There s also this song that aided in informing me about the man.
One of my poet friends in high school once told me that he only would read Bukowski while taking a shit This has stuck with me over the years Once, a girl I became involved with praised Bukowski while simultaneously giving me a caveat about what a terrible sexist he was This is where I m coming from.
I started reading this one on I love this poem about the drunken Charles Bukowski, written by Raymond Carver, depicting fictional Buk speaking to a bunch of creative writing students, in You Don t Know What Love Is Factotum describes someone who does a range of low level meaning low paid work This short novel I listened to, which makes it a bit like a guy telling you his life story while drinking you under the table oh, he always could, and even now, years gone, could probably still do it I was driving while listening to it, and not drinking as I was driving, for your information, thanks The story is really a prequel to Ham and Rye, which was about the early years of Henry Chinaski, Bukowksi s mostly I am told autobiographical main character If fac to tum fak t d m noun An employee who does all kinds of work Welcome Henry Chinaski, Bukowski s ever sarcastic, cynical, alcoholic and perpetually unemployed alter ego It s the 1940s, Chinaski had been rejected by the World War II drafts on account of his mental health, and he s searching for a job A job that would serve him nicely and won t come in between him and his true love writingHow in the hell could a man enjoy being awakened at 8 30 a.
m by an alarm clock, leap out of bed, dress, force feed, shit, piss, brush teeth and hair, and fight traffic to get to a place where essentially you made lots of money for somebody else and were asked to be grateful for the opportunity to do soChinaski works
One Of Charles Bukowski S Best, This Beer Soaked, Deliciously Degenerate Novel Follows The Wanderings Of Aspiring Writer Henry Chinaski Across World War II Era America Deferred From Military Service, Chinaski Travels From City To City, Moving Listlessly From One Odd Job To Another, Always Needing Money But Never Badly Enough To Keep A Job His Day To Day Existence Spirals Into An Endless Litany Of Pathetic Whores, Sordid Rooms, Dreary Embraces, And Drunken Brawls, As He Makes His Bitter, Brilliant Way From One Drink To The NextCharles Bukowski S Posthumous Legend Continues To Grow Factotum Is A Masterfully Vivid Evocation Of Slow Paced, Low Life Urbanity And Alcoholism, And An Excellent Introduction To The Fictional World Of Charles Bukowski What kind of job you looking for Stockboy, shipping clerk, janitorThe denizens of Bukowski s fictional world encompass the marginalized chaff of mid 20thcentury America Barely a step ahead of abject vagrancy, Bukowski s protagonist and alter ego Henry Chinaski is the everyman of our species comfortable asking the bare minimum of this world When you drank the world was still out there, but for the moment it didn t have you by the throat.
Chinaski s story isn t pretty, but Bukowski isn t concerned about offending a reader s middle class American sensibilities If the reader comes to this text with our typical baggage work issues, money problems, familial strife Chinaski s search for his next drink and fuck can be jarring It s a credit to Bukowski s genius that he can make a character and not a caricature How in the hell could a man enjoy being awakened at 8 Ehsan shokraie.
Factotum an employee who does all kinds of work.
Henry Chinaski an alter ego of Charles Bukowski was a special kind of Factotum he was an employee who didn t want to do any kind of work I m a writer temporarily down on my inspirations Oh, a writer, eh Yes Are you sure No, I m not What do you write Short stories mostly And I m halfway through a novel A novel, eh Yes What s the name of it The Leaky Faucet of My Doom Oh, I like that What s it about Everything Everything You mean, for instance, it s about cancer Yes How about my wife She s in there too You don t say Why do you want to work in a ladies dress shop I ve always liked ladies in ladies dresses Dull jobs in the dull world he didn t care about anything He wanted to be a writer And he kept writing all the time and anywh