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On Love

In On Love, we see Charles Bukowski reckoning with the complications of love and desire. Alternating between the tough and the tender, the romantic and the gritty, Bukowski exposes the myriad faces of love in the poems collected here - its selfishness and its narcissism, its randomness, its mystery and its misery, and, ultimately, its true joyfulness, endurance and redemptive power.

Whether writing about his daughter, his lover, or his work, Bukowski is fiercely honest and reflective, using love as a prism to look at the world and to view his own vulnerable place in it.

Memorably moving and, at times, hilarious, On Love reveals Bukowski at his most candid and affecting.

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A literary immortal Time
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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. He was born in 1920 in Andernach, Germany, to an American soldier father and a German mother, and brought to the United States at the age of two. He was raised in Los Angeles and lived there the rest of his life. He died in San Pedro, California, on March 9, 1994, at the age of seventy-three, shortly after completing his last novel, Pulp
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Herausgeber Abel Debritto
Seitenzahl 224
Erscheinungsdatum 04.02.2016
Sprache Englisch
ISBN 978-1-78211-728-5
Verlag Canongate Books Ltd.
Maße (L/B/H) 221/141/25 mm
Gewicht 353
Buch (gebundene Ausgabe, Englisch)
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