Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Starred Review. Bukowski’s chatty free verse (and : The Pleasures of the Damned: Selected Poems eBook: Charles Bukowski: Kindle Store. The Pleasures of the Damned is a selection of the best poetry from America’s most iconic and imitated poet, Charles Bukowski. Celebrating the full range of the . A hefty new volume collects Charles Bukowski’s hard-found music of the streets.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. CB is the poetry equivalent of the blues.

He was the world’s greatest loser But he never gave up — — — — — — — — A marvelous read, this was not poetry, it was a dive-in Bukowski’s world. I think I read his work so I can prepare for whatever can come. I see this final storm as nothing very special in the sight of the world and it shouldn’t be thought of as pleasuges. I read nearly all of this on the toilet. Peasures, I’ve got to admit here that so much, so far, is explained in the back of the book, but I figured that with words I had the time to cover the blurb.

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Mother Nature is one cruel mother. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. Daamned 03, William Thomas rated it it was amazing Shelves: The Pleasures of the Damned is a selection of the best poetry from America’s most iconic and imitated poet, Charles Bukowski.


Bukowskis Ton ist nie abwertend oder hoffnungslos. Also I found the words to his dead love in the poems “for Jane: Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals.

More books by this author. As I got further and further into the book, his depravity started to rub off on me. Have one on me, Charlie.

Jan 01, Lisa rated it it was ok Shelves: I am absolutely gutted that this book has come to an end because I honestly could have carried on reading a poem here and a poem there forever. Barfly – The Movie. He is often refereed to as the “dirty old man” of American poetry and after reading this selection of poetry I can see clearly as to why he is deemed so.

Jean Genet called him America’s greatest poet. No trivia or quizzes yet.

The Pleasures of the Damned by Charles Bukowski

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This is gutpunch stuff. Screams from the Balcony. 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.


The Best of Adam Sharp. It’s not chronological at all and mixes everything up.

This sucks on such a high number of levels, it’s almost comical. The Kind Worth Killing. Und auch das macht Sinn und wirkt gesund. For the most part, I was disappointed. It sinks in, and it leaves a lasting impression. The Flash of Lightning Behind the Mountain. But mostly it was just too much bitter, sexist, white male obsessing over his bitter, sexist, white male problems.

Play me the f’n blues. You know, the ones the upper classes can’t live without because we are the professional maids and nannies and buttwipers making minimum wage to slightly over, but still in the poverty cahrles that make their world go round.

Sep 30, Bernhard Lermann rated it it was amazing. Poetry has, for good or ill, been a predominately feminine pursuit over the years.

How to write a great review. Maybe he finds a whore with a heart of gold but probably not.