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The Pleasures of the Damned: Poems, 1951-1993

Bukowski, Charles

ISBN 10: 0061228443 / 0-06-122844-3
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Publication Date: 2008
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To his legions of fans, Charles Bukowski was—and remains—the quintessential counterculture icon. A hard-drinking wild man of literature and a stubborn outsider to the poetry world, he wrote unflinchingly about booze, work, and women, in raw, street-tough poems whose truth has struck a chord with generations of readers.

Edited by John Martin, the legendary publisher of Black Sparrow Press and a close friend of Bukowski's, The Pleasures of the Damned is a selection of the best works from Bukowski's long poetic career, including the last of his never-before-collected poems. Celebrating the full range of the poet's extra-ordinary and surprising sensibility, and his uncompromising linguistic brilliance, these poems cover a rich lifetime of experiences and speak to Bukowski's "immense intelligence, the caring heart that saw through the sham of our pretenses and had pity on our human condition" (The New York Quarterly). The Pleasures of the Damned is an astonishing poetic treasure trove, essential reading for both longtime fans and those just discovering this unique and legendary American voice.


 

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Book Description: Paperback. Book Condition: New. 150mm x 30mm x 229mm. Paperback. To his legions of fans, Charles Bukowski was?and remains?the quintessential counterculture icon. A hard-drinking wild man of literature and a stubborn outsider to the poetry wo.Shipping may be from multiple locations in the US or from the UK, depending on stock availability. 556 pages. 0.567. Bookseller Inventory # 9780061228445

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Book Description: HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book. To his legions of fans, Charles Bukowski was--and remains--the quintessential counterculture icon. A hard-drinking wild man of literature and a stubborn outsider to the poetry world, he wrote unflinchingly about booze, work, and women, in raw, street-tough poems whose truth has struck a chord with generations of readers.Edited by John Martin, the legendary publisher of Black Sparrow Press and a close friend of Bukowski s, The Pleasures of the Damned is a selection of the best works from Bukowski s long poetic career, including the last of his never-before-collected poems. Celebrating the full range of the poet s extra-ordinary and surprising sensibility, and his uncompromising linguistic brilliance, these poems cover a rich lifetime of experiences and speak to Bukowski s immense intelligence, the caring heart that saw through the sham of our pretenses and had pity on our human condition (The New York Quarterly). The Pleasures of the Damned is an astonishing poetic treasure trove, essential reading for both longtime fans and those just discovering this unique and legendary American voice. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780061228445

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Book Description: HarperCollins Publishers Inc, United States, 2008. Paperback. Book Condition: New. 229 x 152 mm. Brand New Book. To his legions of fans, Charles Bukowski was--and remains--the quintessential counterculture icon. A hard-drinking wild man of literature and a stubborn outsider to the poetry world, he wrote unflinchingly about booze, work, and women, in raw, street-tough poems whose truth has struck a chord with generations of readers.Edited by John Martin, the legendary publisher of Black Sparrow Press and a close friend of Bukowski s, The Pleasures of the Damned is a selection of the best works from Bukowski s long poetic career, including the last of his never-before-collected poems. Celebrating the full range of the poet s extra-ordinary and surprising sensibility, and his uncompromising linguistic brilliance, these poems cover a rich lifetime of experiences and speak to Bukowski s immense intelligence, the caring heart that saw through the sham of our pretenses and had pity on our human condition (The New York Quarterly). The Pleasures of the Damned is an astonishing poetic treasure trove, essential reading for both longtime fans and those just discovering this unique and legendary American voice. Bookseller Inventory # ABZ9780061228445

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Book Description: ECCO, 2008. Oversized Paper Back. Book Condition: New. A selection of the best poems from Bukowski's long poetic career, including the last (for now) of his never-before-collected poems. Celebrating the range of the poet's extraordinary and surprising sensibility, and his uncompromising linguistic brilliance, these poems conjure the field of Bukowsk's emotions & existential angst-grit: the poet as the 'sham of our pretenses' debunker par excellence, who unflinchingly administers the appropriate coup de grace to our 'deer caught in the headlights' human condition. With an Alphabetical Index of Poem Titles. 556p. Bookseller Inventory # 1984244

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