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    DescriptionCelebrating the full range of Bukowski's extraordinary sensibility and his uncompromising linguistic brilliance, these poems cover a lifetime of experience, from his renegade early work to never-before collected poems penned during the final days before his death. Selected by John Martin, Bukowski's long-time editor and the publisher of the legendary Black Sparrow Press, The Pleasures of the Damned is an astonishing poetic treasure trove, essential reading for both long-time fans and those just discovering this unique and important American voice.


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    Title
    The Pleasures of the Damned
    Subtitle
    Selected Poems 1951-1993
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Charles Bukowski
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 528
    Width: 153 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 37 mm
    Weight: 689 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781847675491
    ISBN 10: 1847675492
    Classifications

    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21500
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T3.1
    BIC E4L: LIT
    BIC subject category V2: DCF
    DC22: 811.54
    BISAC V2.8: COM051010, POE000000
    Thema V1.0: DCF
    Edition statement
    Main
    Publisher
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Imprint name
    Canongate Books Ltd
    Publication date
    14 January 2010
    Publication City/Country
    Edinburgh
    Author Information
    Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) is one of America's best-known contemporary writers of poetry and prose, and, many would claim, its most influential and imitated poet.
    Review quote
    Likely to stand as the definitive volume of Bukowski's poems. It is well edited by John Martin, the publisher of the estimable Black Sparrow Press, who was Bukowski's editor for most of his working life.' New York Times Book Review