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How many novels did Bukowski write, and which of them are the most acclaimed?  Aside...

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wyattb | Student, Undergraduate | (Level 1) Adjunct Educator

Posted August 20, 2008 at 6:25 AM via web

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How many novels did Bukowski write, and which of them are the most acclaimed? 

Aside from Bukowski's various poetry anthologies and short story collections, how many novels did he write, and which of them are the most acclaimed?

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pmiranda2857 | High School Teacher | (Level 1) Educator Emeritus

Posted August 20, 2008 at 6:56 AM (Answer #1)

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Charles Bukowski wrote six novels. Bukowski’s novels include Post Office (1971), Factotum (1975), Women (1978), Ham on Rye (1982), Hollywood (1989), and Pulp (1994).

Of the six, 

"two major novels which have met with generally high critical praise: Ham on Rye (1982) and Hollywood (1989)."

"Post Office is Bukowski's first novel; it became one of his best-selling works."

For extensive details on the six novels, plots and brief summaries, click on the link below.

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