READ - Factotum by Charles Bukowski

by Nikki Tranter

3 December 2006

 

Factotum by Charles Bukowski [Ecco - $13.95]

Released this year in a compact new edition to coincide with the film’s release, Bukowski’s second novel is his most heartbreaking and funny. Factotum chronicles would-be writer Henry Chaiski’s journey from dead-end job to unemployment line and back again (and again). Thirty years after its initial release, Factotum remains one of the finest investigations into artistic self-deprivation and devastation ever written. It’s also a wonderful comment on writing as freedom from that devastation. A great gift for the writer (or the unemployed) in your family.  [Amazon]

 

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