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Charles Bukowski

The Bell Tolls for No One

€14,95

From the self-illustrated, unpublished work written in 1947 to hardboiled contributions to 1980s adult magazines, "The Bells Tolls for No One" presents the entire range of Bukowski's talent as a short story writer, from straight-up genre stories to postmodern blurring of fact and fiction. An informative introduction by editor David Stephen Calonne provides historical context for these seemingly scandalous and chaotic tales, revealing the hidden hand of the master at the top of his form.

"The uncollected gutbucket ramblings of the grand dirty old man of Los Angeles letters have been gathered in this characteristically filthy, funny compilation ... Bukowkski's gift was a sense for the raunchy absurdity of life, his writing a grumble that might turn into a belly laugh or a racking cough but that always throbbed with vital energy.""Kirkus Reviews"

Born in Andernach, Germany, and raised in Los Angeles, Charles Bukowski published his first story when he was twenty-four and began writing poetry at the age of thirty-five. His first book of poetry was published in 1959; he would eventually publish more than forty-five books of poetry and prose. He died of leukemia in San Pedro, California on March 9, 1994.

Format: Paperback
Published: in USA in 2015
Publisher: City Lights Books
Pages: 305
Language: English
ISBN 13: 9780872866829
ISBN 10: 0872866823

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The Bell Tolls for No One

€14,95