Ham On Rye


‘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.

ISBN: 9781782116660 Author: Bukowski, Charles Publisher: CANONGATE BOOKS Publication Date: 4th June 2015 Imprint: Canongate Cover: Paperback Dewey: 813.54 (edition:23) Pages: 368 Language: English Edition: Reprint Readership: General - Trade / Code: K Category: Subject:


‘He brought everyone down to earth, even the angels’ LEONARD COHEN

Charles Bukowski is one of the greatest authors of the twentieth century. The autobiographical Ham on Rye is widely considered his finest novel. A classic of American literature, it offers powerful insight into his youth through the prism of his alter-ego Henry Chinaski, who grew up to be the legendary Hank Chinaski of Post Office and Factotum.

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