En “Cartero” describe los doce años en que estuvo empleado en una sórdida oficina de correos de Los Ángeles. El libro termina cuando. : Cartero () by Charles Bukowski and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books available now at great prices. El Cartero De Bukowski. 10 likes. Book. El Cartero De Bukowski. Book. 10 people like this topic. Want to like this Page? Sign up for Facebook to get started.

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Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. It just hit me out of nowhere, it was like realising you’re hungry, instead I just wanted more of this, this book, of Henry Chinaski. But it was dark. This is the book where Bukowski explains how he fell into his career as mail carrier and later mail clerkwhy he stuck with the job for as long as he did, and everything that eventually forced him to quit. His voice is irrever Post Office is an account of one man’s struggle with regular employment.

Henry Chinaski is a heavy drinker, gambler and philanderer. Courage comes from the belly—all else is desperation. Or something like that. I aim to find someone to get along with, not someone who bores and aggravates me all at once. In fact, we highly recommend it.

Post Office by Charles Bukowski

Little physical ailments, little frustrations, little reasons to smile, little reasons to complain, the little things that fill a day and make a person. I became that crazy person in a coffee shop cackling over her book. The romantic tension that comes with meeting a strange lady in a bar will potentially crowd out any other thoughts caetero my bukkwski, effectively reducing my conversational skills and potential for philosophical questing, but if she cartego mind me just paying for her drinks and hearing her out and not have any of the romantic stuff happen that’s fine by me.


Reading “Post Office” isn’t just an entertaining romp into the mind of a tortured genius drunk shithead it is ; it’s also an excellent resource for figuring out why modern writers have such stupid literary style it all started with you, Bukowski. It made you see things better.

It’s nice work if you can get it, now who the hell sa is it just me, or does reading bukowski make you want to listen to tom waits, too?

View all 8 comments. This book made me want to drink. Perhaps this is what happens in the mind of a drunk. A row of toilets. See all 4 questions about Post Office….

Which book should I read first? View all 12 comments. So I agree this book isn’t funny, there are no thought through jokes, they were never meant to be written down on paper and told in a microphone for a well-dressed crowd, the world simply shoved situations in his face and he decided to laugh.

Only, these stand-out moments are not strong enough to delve the reader into the inner workings of Chinaski.

We had both been robbed. We have found 1 match! He will have spent 12 years living this hellish job at the post office, horse racing, alcohol and women.

Ever wanted to talk nonsense with a sleazy, voluptuous barfly, laugh and kiss and stroke and fuck and drink and drink and fuck and smoke and drink Thank you for registering to BarBud! His actions are often crass and immoral, and his behaviour gets quite sketchy at times, but despite all this, it’s hard not to identify and sympathise with him. Anyway, Hank is a cynical antihero.

Cartero : Charles Bukowski :

I read it in an afternoon. I decided that those people were not going to get their mail that day, and maybe never get any mail again. Mickey Rourke and Faye Dunaway in the film Barfly. My first affair with Bukowski.


Post Office

The novel’s narrator carrero Henry “Hank” Chinaski, a middle-aged alcoholic, willing to buck any system, void of ambition, yet exhibiting superior intellect and reasoning. With one snap of his jaws he could rip off my balls.

Cartedo like this are lived every day “. I’m disheveled and I’m disdainful and I’m distracted and it’s painful So, next time you wake up and you feel like fucking pounding le case of Schlitz right after you beat the shit out of your cute ass toy poodle, read “Post Office” and get motivation to sit on your ass, complain about your job, shit on the opposite sex, and really, really, really fucking appreciate the finer delicacies of life.

I’ll drink anything, as long as it’s much of it! View all 27 comments. Now he was passing the secrets on to those who could afford it. The charm of this book lies in the relentless attachment of Chinaski to the US Postal Service, as he puts in thankless hours on the trot in pursuit of a life drowned in alcohol, cigarettes, race-horses and obviously women.

What I mean buowski big was that her ass was big and her tits were big and that she was big in bukowsk the right places.

All the lights were out. I was lonely for that big ass standing beside me.