Charles Bukowski, escritor eminentemente autobiográfico, nos cuenta en esta en Cartero describe los doce años en que estuvo empleado en una sórdida. Read El cartero / The postman book reviews & author details and more at Free delivery on qualified orders. Follow the Author. Charles Bukowski. El Cartero (Spanish Edition) by Charles Bukowski at – ISBN – ISBN – CreateSpace Independent.

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The first he loses; the second he taunts regardless of consequences; the third he never gets, largely through incompetence.

Post Office

It’s nice work if you can get it, now who the hell said it? And when he describes his work, one can understand why he sinks so easily into alcohol and needs women to clear his head. 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.

But it was dark. The story starts out following a drunk scumbag who is of no benefit to society other than purchasing from liquor stores. We had both been robbed. I’m glad I did. Thanks for telling us about the problem.

Perhaps it was simply the chales of a life I’ll never know, of struggles I’ll never endure. There was one guy who wouldn’t let you put the mail in his box. It is all somewhat detached; his daughter is “the girl”, even though he knew “as long as I could see the girl I would be all right”, but such detachment is necessary for him to survive his lifestyle, especially the times when he is hurt.


This novel is a semi-autobiographical account that tells the story of Hank Chinaski, the literary alter ego of Bukowski. I was lonely for that big ass standing beside me.

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Because life is amazing, you just gotta punch the shit out of it sometimes. This unfolds as Hank recounts his history of working at the post office. Return to Book Page.

It’s therefore hard to form a complete picture of Bukowski’s alter ego, charle really understand why it’s possible for him to just accept everything. Bukowski’s first wife, Barbara Frye is portrayed as Joyce, a wealthy nymphomaniac. I want to hear about his bad days at work and his good days in the bedroom. Jul 29, BlackOxford rated it really liked it Shelves: My first affair with Bukowski.

Then it came out. I’d like to read this book on Kindle Don’t have a Kindle? It is all somewhat detached; his daughter is “the girl”, even though he knew “as long as I could see the girl I would be all right”, bukowsski such detachment is nece I enjoyed this more than I expected bykowski in some way, more than I think I should!

Looking elsewhere is highly recommended for lessons on what to do when life goes wrong despite our best efforts. With one snap of his jaws he could rip off my balls.


He tells his story after waking up from a terrible drinking spree.

Post Office by Charles Bukowski

View all 37 comments. I found this book while substitute teaching a group of tranquil 12th graders. In Post Office, I could not have cared less about Chinaski, and may have preferred that he died. To get the free app, enter mobile phone number.

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This book made me want to drink. His first wife leaves him and he just accepts it. The story is about the drudgery of being a working stiff. He might have had only half a trick, like that uncle of ours who used Bukowski was once an idol of mine.

Chwrles decided that those people were not going to get their mail that day, and maybe never get any mail again. During one christmas season, after hearing from a drunk that the Post Office would hire “damned near anybody to deliver the mail”, Hank applies and is successful at securing a delivery job as a temp.

He will have spent 12 years living this hellish job at the post office, horse racing, alcohol and women. Trivia About Post Office.