Post Office

Post Office

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Henry Chinaski is a lowlife loser with a hand-to-mouth existence. His menial post office day job supports a life of beer, one-night stands and racetracks. Lurid, uncompromising and hilarious, Post Office is a landmark in American literature, and over 1 million copies have been sold worldwide.

The new edition is augmented with an anecdotal introduction by the modern Welsh cult-literary author, Niall Griffiths - a writer who was working in a British post office when he first read Bukowski's Post Office.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 176 pages
  • 129 x 198 x 12mm | 127g
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • Revised
  • Revised edition
  • 0753518163
  • 9780753518168
  • 1,649

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One of the funniest books ever written
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An amazing, hilarious and unfalteringly entertaining account of a man trapped in a kind of Catch 23 * Sunday Times * Takes you by the shoulders and shakes you until your teeth rattle * The Times * Cunningly, relentlessly jokey and sad * Observer * One of the funniest books ever written * Uncut * Amazing, hilarious and unfalteringly entertaining * Sunday Times *
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About Charles Bukowski

During his lifetime Bukowski published more than forty-five books of poetry and prose including the novels Post Office (1971) and Factotum (1975). He is one of America's most distinctive writers and a voice for both the outsider and lowlife Americana.
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107,376 ratings
3.97 out of 5 stars
5 32% (34,649)
4 41% (44,259)
3 20% (21,212)
2 5% (5,245)
1 2% (2,011)
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