Just received this book via Amazon.com. Haven't read it yet, but I just noticed that someone took a close look at this site's timeline ;)
I had the same impression. But what do I know.Just received this book via Amazon.com. Haven't read it yet, but I just noticed that someone took a close look at this site's timeline ;)
I dunno. I have an envelope holding my place on page 15 and I am not exactly chomping at the bit to get to page 16.The book seems worth buying...
How did you know that I say that each time I turn a page?! You must be psychic...Ouch
You don't have to take my word for it, you can go to the link Gerard K H Love posted and read the first few pages, or hit the "surprise me" link to go further into the book. If you're lucky you'll see some of the great art.
Maybe some people won't think the text is so bad. Read an excerpt. Maybe I'm crazy, or just too picky.
But I do really believe that if you have read any other Bukowski bio, there's absolutely nothing in here for you. This is 100% rehash.
[...] It's sad. And pointless.
No, you make good points. I'm opinionated, but when I'm wrong, I admit it.you're sweet.
Oh shit, I forgot about that one. It is fair to put this one in the same category. Though Hunchback may be a bit more cohesive and polished....this one can stay on the shelf. along with Hunchback of East L.A.