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Ham on Rye

by Charles Bukowski - £9.99  Canongate Books Ltd (2015)
paperback    ISBN 13: 9781782116660 | ISBN 10: 1782116664

Legendary barfly Charles Bukowski's fourth novel, first published in 1982, is probably the most autobiographical and moving of all his books, dealing in particular with his difficult relationship with his father and his early childhood in LA.
 
Ham on Rye follows the path of Bukowski's alter-ego Henry Chinaski through the high school years of acne and rejection and into the beginning of a long and successful career in alcoholism. The novel begins against the backdrop of an America devastated by the Depression and takes the Chinaski legend up to the bombing of Pearl Harbour. Arguably Bukowski's finest novel.

(Price & availability last checked: June 2015)

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