1999
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Henry Chinaski is a lowlife loser with a hand-to-mouth existence. His menial post office day job supports a life of beer, one-night stands and racetracks. Lurid, uncompromising and hilarious, Post Office is a landmark in American literature.The new edition is augmented with an anecdotal introduction by the modern Welsh cult-literary author, Niall Griffiths - a writer who was working in a British post office when he first read Bukowski's Post Office.

 

Details

ISBN: 9780753518168
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 176
Edition: Revised edition
Publication Date: 2 Apr 2009
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publication City, Country: London, United Kingdom
Dimensions (cm): 19.8(H) x 12.9(L) x 1.2(W)
Weight (gm): 127

 

Reviews

An amazing, hilarious and unfalteringly entertaining account of a man trapped in a kind of Catch 23 * Sunday Times *
Takes you by the shoulders and shakes you until your teeth rattle * The Times *
Cunningly, relentlessly jokey and sad * Observer *
One of the funniest books ever written * Uncut *
Amazing, hilarious and unfalteringly entertaining * Sunday Times *

 

Author Biography

During his lifetime Bukowski published more than forty-five books of poetry and prose including the novels Post Office (1971) and Factotum (1975). He is one of America's most distinctive writers and a voice for both the outsider and lowlife Americana.
Post Office
1999

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