Charles Bukowski is an American writer of German descent - a representative of the so-called "dirty realism", when events and characters are not just not embellished, but are presented to the reader with aggressive honesty. His style is not just a protest against contrived sugary novels, but a desire to tell about the world as it really is. But after reading his books, you understand that under the assumed mask of cynicism of the cleverest writer, poet and literary man, there is an emotional and subtle soul that empathizes with humanity.
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