Pulp

Pulp

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This is Charles Bukowski's brilliant, fantastical pastiche of a detective story. Packed with wit, invention and Bukowski's trademark lowlife adventures, it is the final novel of one of the most enjoyable and influential cult writers of the last century. Nicky Belane, private detective and career alcoholic, is a troubled man. He is plagued not just by broads, booze, lack of cash and a raging ego, but also by the surreal jobs he's been hired to do. Not only has been hired to track down French classical author Celine - who's meant to be dead - but he's also supposed to find the elusive Red Sparrow - which may or may not be real.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 192 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 14mm | 179g
  • Ebury Publishing
  • Virgin Books
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • New edition
  • None
  • 0753511894
  • 9780753511893
  • 532,961

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"'Not since George Orwell has the condition of being down-and-out been so well recorded' New York Times"show more

About Charles Bukowski

Charles Bukowski was born in 1920 and became one of America's best-known writers. During his lifetime he published more than forty-five books of poetry and prose including the novels Post Office (1971), Factotum (1975) and Women (1978) all available from Virgin Books. He completed Pulp, his final novel, shortly before his death in 1994show more

Review Text

"Not since George Orwell has the condition of being down-and-out been so well recorded"show more

Rating details

20,090 ratings
3.68 out of 5 stars
5 23% (4,573)
4 36% (7,277)
3 30% (6,009)
2 9% (1,773)
1 2% (458)
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