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Se busca una mujer

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En este libro ambientado en Los Ángeles se nota la continua presencia de la gran urbe en toda la escritura de Charles Bukowski, ciudad infernal, a pesar de estar situada en medio del paraíso californiano, sueño de todo pobre ciudadano USA, con sus naranjas, su sol y su vino, vino del que Bukowski da buena cuenta toda su vida, como el whisky, como la cerveza, que habrán de ...more
Paperback, 229 pages
Published February 1st 1995 by Anagrama (first published 1973)
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Jen
Sep 03, 2008 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
yeah, i went through my Bukowski phase too, although my phase was short lived. i probably would have given all of the books that i read an extra star if i rated them at the time that i read them. maybe i am not being fair. biggest lesson learned from reading Bukowski - don't date guys who idolize Bukowski. it never ever works out...
Fatema Hassan , bahrain
جنوب بلا شمال

( إن كنت ستحاول، ف اذهب حتى النهاية، وإلا، فلا تبدأ)
تشارلز بوكوفسكي


يعود بطل بوكوفسكي المفضل و النسونجي - هنري تشيناسكي - في هذه المجموعة القصصية للضوء من جديد ليكتب عن سيرته في أرضه المجهولة الطاعنة في البذاءة ، القصص بحواراتها المقحمة بحرفنة و بأسلوبها المباشر الممتع و الرّث أخلاقيًا شكّلت لي كقارئة تجهمات أدبية أو تهجمات أدبية - لا فرق - تحاول التغلب على محلّية التعبير السائد في امريكا حينها المتسم بالشبق البارد أو المعدم، حيث الجرأة مدروسة و الواقع لا زال يتغنى بالحلم الأمريكي وي
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Mehrzad M.
بوکفسکی . نیاز به توضیح داره ؟؟ البته که نه .

فقط میشه از این بشر تعریف کرد . فرار کردن ش از تمام کلیشه ها، به رغم همه ی فشار های دور و برش و سختی هایی که توی نوشته های این کتاب حس میشه کرد، باز هم روزنه امید برای خودش توی کتاب و البته برای خواننده ها باقی می زاره ... شیطان داغ بود . کلاس . این دو تا داستان رو به هیچ وجه نشده از ذهنم کنار بزارم . شاید خاص بودن موضوع داستان ها ، مهم ترین وجه تمایز ش از داستان کوتاه های دیگه بخواد باشه ...
باید باز بتونم سراغ ش برم . باز باید انگار بوکفسکی بخونم ...
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KamRun
May 17, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
گوش کن،دار و ندارمو می دم بهت که برگرده پهلوت.من فقط می خواستم یه کار خیری کرده باشم
مگه نمی دونی تو این دنیا سر خیرین چی میاد؟-
چرا،اخرش وایمیستن سر خیابون هفتم برادوی به فروختن مجله سوپر -

پنج داستان کوتاه این کتاب (نسخه ترجمه فارسی)همگی در دهه هفتاد میلادی نوشته شده اند.بوکوفسکی - شکست خورده،فقیر،دائم الخمر و غالبا بیکار اما با روزنه ای امید که هنوز ته نکشیده - خود شخصیت مرکزی تمام این داستان هاست. فضاسازی کتاب نیز با وضعیت و روحیه بوکوفسکی تطابق دارد: میزهای چوبی قدیمی و مستهلک،قهوه های پنج سن
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Mohit Parikh
Sep 26, 2012 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Bukowski is a no bullshit gangsta. He comes, he shoots, he leaves.
(Yeah, innuendo intended. A little bit.)
Jovi Ene
Nov 29, 2016 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Dacă aș spune doar Bukowski, ar fi suficient, mai ales pentru cei care l-au citit și savurat.
O colecție de proze scurte, ce sintetizează marile teme ale literaturii sale: femeile, alcoolul, boemia, plăcerea de a trăi, sărăcia și încercarea de a supraviețui.
În rolul principal, în majoritatea textelor, celebrul Hank Chinaski.
O carte care m-a entuziasmat, asemănătoare cu una din capodoperele sale, ”Femei”.
فهد الفهد
جنوب بلا شمال

على القارئ أن يتفهم هذا النوع من أدب الحانات والمشردين، حيث تفوح من النص رائحة البول، ويمتلئ بالسكارى والعاهرات، قد لا يحبه ولا يتآلف معه ولكنه يعبر عن مرحلة معينة في الأدب الأمريكي والعالمي، لم يعجبني من المجموعة إلا قصة واحدة فقط، كانت تعرض تطور شاعر صعلوك وصعوده مادياً ومعنوياً، وكيف تغير وتطور ذوقه في الكحول والنساء.
Dale Jr.
Bukowski's short stories aren't new to me. I've read through The Most Beautiful Woman in Town and Tales of Ordinary Madness. Both of those were filled with some great shorts, but I'm left feeling a little disappointed with South of No North.

It's not that there aren't some good shorts in here. There are. Personally, "Bop Bop Against That Curtain", "Politics", "Love for $17.50", and "Pittsburgh Phil & Co." were a few of the highlights. Highlights, but not stunners. They didn't throw the right
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Alia (بلا همزة)
كما ذكرت لأحد الاخوة حين سألني ان كنت انصح بقراءته ام لا
فكانت اجابتي
بانني لا اعلم ان كنت ساشجع اي شخص لقراءته ام لا
فقد وصلت تقريبا منتصف الكتاب واكاد اجزم انه لم تمر صفحة واحدة بدون كلمة بذيئة او فكرة كريهة او شاذة تفوح منها روائح كريهة ! ولكن ادبيا ونظرا للبيئة التي اختارها بوكوفسكي فقد اجاد فعلا التعبير عن الشخصيات التي عكست هذه الشريحة وطبيعة هذا النوع من البشر اعني السكيرين والمشردين والخ..استمراري في قراءته برغم كل العيوب دليل انه اسلوبه غير ملل وينساب بسهولة بدون تكلف. واخيرا اعجبت بوا
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Ellie
ترجمهی بد؟ داستانهای بد؟ شاید بوکوفسکی کلا شکل من نیست؟ نمیدونم. از ۵ داستان کتاب، تنها دوتاش رو دوست داشتم و چهطور بگم؛ خام بود. ...more
George K.
Mar 29, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: 20th-century
Τον Οκτώβριο που μας πέρασε διάβασα το "Άνθρωπος για όλες τις δουλειές", τέσσερα και βάλε χρόνια από την τελευταία φορά που είχα διαβάσει Μπουκόφσκι. Τώρα δεν άντεξα να μείνω και πολύ μακριά από την γραφή και την τρέλα του, έτσι έπιασα και άλλο βιβλίο του. Επέλεξα αυτό, που το είχα τόσο καιρό στο περίμενε. Ω, Θεέ μου, πόσο το ευχαριστήθηκα. Ο Τσαρλς Μπουκόφσκι είναι ένας από τους αγαπημένους μου συγγραφείς, διαβάζοντας τα βιβλία του με κάνει να νιώθω καλά, να χαζογελάω, να σκέφτομαι διαφορετικά ...more
Paula M.
May 17, 2017 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
São 27 contos. Neles movem-se várias personagens sem rumo, sem consciência e sem remorsos. O título prenuncia o descalabro. O narrador na maioria dos contos é Henry Chinasky, o alter ego de Bukowski. Em alguns, Chinasky é a figura central , sendo mais um no meio de bêbados, burlões, ladrões, violadores, jogadores...
O estilo não se submete a regras , a única regra é registar sem limitações. Pensamentos, ações e linguagem não têm freio. O autor ronda o escatológico. Críticos referem que Bukowski r
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Po Po
Apr 13, 2014 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
This is a book of short stories. Dark, gloomy, brutal and real. I adore Bukowski's colorful vocabulary and rough 'round the edges vernacular.

Delara H F
Absurd... Totally absurd
Who the heck does he think he is messing with papa?!! Seriously?
Awfully horrifying catastrophic!!
Ezgi Tülü
Hiç beklediğim gibi değildi.
“İyi bir iş bulsana kendine.”
“Yok iyi iş. Hayatını yaratarak kazanmayan bir yazar ölmüştür.”
“Hayatlarını yaratmadan kazanan milyonlarca insan var Carl! Ölmüş mü onların hepsi?”
“Evet.”
“Oysa senin ruhun var. Ruhu olan ender insanlardan birisin, öyle mi?”
“Görünen o!”
“Görünen oymuş! Sen ve daktilon. Sen ve küçük çeklerin! Anneannem senden fazla para kazanıyor!”
Carl bir bira daha açtı.
Cristina Boncea
Pe de-o parte am fost dezamăgită de această colecție de povestiri, pe de altă parte, în continuare am rămas cu un sentiment nemaiîntâlnit până acum de mine în literatură, o stare care s-ar putea transcrie drept confuzie. 

Avem de-a face cu o serie de povestiri scurte ce vizează viețile anumitor personaje care-și rememorează tinerețea americană, însă în prim-plan îl avem pe Henry Chinaski, un posibil alter-ego al autorului. Ce au în comun aceste povestiri, în mare parte, sunt violurile, bețivii, s
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Pooriya
Oct 02, 2015 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: short-story
«هیچ کار آبرومندی وجود نداره. اگه نویسنده نتونه از راه خلاقیت نون بخوره، مرده.»
«وای، بس کن کارل! میلیون میلیون آدم تو این دنیا هس که از راه خلاقیت نون نمیخورن. میخوای بگی همهشون مردهن؟»
«آره.»
«اونوقت تو روح داری؟ تو یکی از اون معدود آدمای ذیروج هستی؟»
«چنین پیداست.»
«چنین پیداست! مردهشور خودتو ببره با اون ماشینتحریر فکسنیتو! مردهشور خودت و اون چکهای صناریت! ننهبزرگ من از تو بیشتر پول در میآره!»
«آبجو! آبجو! خدا لعنت کنه خودتو آبجوتو باهم! نو داستانات هم هس.»
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cristinastancu2016
Un volum de povestiri scurte semnate Charles Bukowski. Pentru mine, inițierea literară în lumea acestui scriitor controversat. Sunt nuvele bizare, violente, sacadate, cu un fir narativ curmat fără drept la replică, iar "Dragoste la 17,50 $" este de departe, cea mai disturbing dintre toate textele incluse aici. Nu că nu aș cunoaște noțiunea de "fetiș", doar că îți dai seama într-un fel bizar că uneori e mai bine să investești dragoste în obiecte, nu în oameni.
Veronika Sebechlebská
Poviedky ako život. Krátke a bez pointy.
Robin Friedman
Aug 30, 2013 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Charles Bukowski (1920-1994) had a gift for creating evocative titles. The title of this book, "South of No North: Stories of the Buried Life" (1975) captures hauntingly the sense of loneliness, alienation, and aloneness that underlies the 27 short stories in this volume.

Bukowski began writing short stories at an early age while he supported himself doing odd jobs and through work at the Post Office. He then turned to poetry and, eventually, to writing novels at the urging of John Martin of Blac
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Koen Kop
Nov 19, 2014 rated it did not like it  ·  review of another edition
The majority of these stories are (semi-?)autobiographical. What does Bukowski's alter ego do? He drinks, he fucks. He's a bum. When he's not on a drinking or fucking spree he tries (and fails) to hold down any mean job, or he's in hospital recovering from some booze-induced ailment. He hates his fellow men that are clean-shaven and have steady jobs. (I like clean-shaven men with steady jobs: more often than not they are decent, idealistic people with a self-deprecating sense of humor that arise ...more
reem
Sep 18, 2017 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
As usual, I couldn't put this down. Bukowski will always be a guilty pleasure. Why? We all know that he's a piece of work, his writing suffers almost always of some form of misogyny or bigotry but nevertheless he is attractive and truthful enough to be taken as he is. This is my first venture into his short stories and this collection didn't let me down. The story about him getting into the ring with Hemingway was so funny I couldn't believe what I was reading. "Don't blow your brains out." Five ...more
Vderevlean
Deprimant pentru o lectură de început de an, prea puțin amuzant. Monoton în subiecte și personaje: scriitorul ratat ajuns la marginea vieții, alcoolic, mizer, alături de câteva prostituate și 2,3 prieteni la fel de ratați și deprimați. Și tot așa, cale de 250 de pagini.

Contrapondere dură la o imagine de succes a scriitorilor americani și a vieții pe care ar duce-o. Câteva texte bune, însă nu e ceea ce mi-am dorit. Îl prefer pe Bukowski poetul.
Sara Jesus
Algumas narrativas interessantes, principalmente aquelas que tem o poeta. Mas as outras são muito vulgares apenas com referencias ao sexo, a violência e ao um mundo degradado. Não é um tipo de leitura que me agrade ler. Nem sei se voltarei a ler este escritor...
Mehrdad Za
Mar 28, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: literature
اسم کتاب اصلی «جنوب بدون شمال» هست که ۲۴ تا داستان کوتاه داره. توی این کتاب فقط ۵ تا از داستانها ترجمه شده. کیفیت ترجمه پایینه اما محتوای داستانها خوبه. بوکوفسکی زبون بی پروایی داره و محتوای داستان هاش تازه و عجیب هستند. کاش تمام داستانها و با کیفیت بالاتر ترجمه بشن
Amine
Jun 29, 2018 rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Il est complètement pété Chinaski
Gino
Dec 30, 2010 rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
My first Bukowski book and instantly a favorite. Bukowski writes with the shock of his gritty reality. He's a drunk, a gambler, a womanizer and a cheat, yet he's incredibly endearing. When I finished the book I hated myself for loving it and relating to the main character/the writer. I can't wait to read more of his work.
Mohamad
Aug 08, 2015 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
طنز داستان ها از جنس طنز کتاب عامهپسند بود،ولی نه به طولانی و مسخره بودن عامهپسند
حیف که از 24 داستان مجموعه اصلی فقط 5 تا تو این کتاب هست.نمیدونم چه دلیلی داشته که مترجم داستانای بیشتری تو کتاب نیاورده.
!!!داستان کلاس فوق العاده بود،اینکه با همینگوی مسابقه بوکس بدی
!احساس میکنم مترجم کلاه سرم گذاشته با این حال داستانارو دوست داشتم
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Sara Abdulaziz
Jan 02, 2017 rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
قرأت لبوكوڤسكي الشاعر، قرأت للروائي، والآن أقرأ لبوكوڤسكي القاص، والدهشة ماتزال. بإمكان الكثير من الكُتّاب الكتابة ببذاءة -إن شئت أن تدعوها بذلك- عن النساء والحانات، وبإمكان أي شاعرٍ أن يكتب بلغةٍ رقيقة وهشّة، لكن أن يتمكن كاتب من الجمع بين الاثنين فهذا نادرًا ما يحدث، وعندما يحدث: استمتع به ما استطعت.
hanan al-herbish al-herbish
مجموعة قصصية أضمن لكم بأنها تختلف عن أي مجموعة قصصية أخرى ..
هذه المرّة مع " بوكوڤسكي " المُعدم ، السكّير و الذي تعرفونه جيّداً ، ينقل لنا مشاهد متنوعة من حياة الفقر و الأفنية الخلفية ، الحانات المظلمة ، الرجال المسحوقين و النساء البائسات .. باختصار ينقل لنا الجانب الأكثر بؤساً من حياة الأمريكيين .
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Henry Charles Bukowski (born as Heinrich Karl Bukowski) was a German-born American poet, novelist and short story writer. His writing was influenced by the social, cultural and economic ambience of his home city of Los Angeles.It is marked by an emphasis on the ordinary lives of poor Americans, the act of writing, alcohol, relationships with women and the drudgery of work. Bukowski wrote thousands ...more
“Like anybody can tell you, I am not a very nice man. I don't know the word. I have
always admired the villain, the outlaw, the son of a bitch. I don't like the clean-shaven
boy with the necktie and the good job. I like desperate men, men with broken teeth
and broken minds and broken ways. They interest me. They are full of surprises and
explosions. I also like vile women, drunk cursing bitches with loose stockings and
sloppy mascara faces. I'm more interested in perverts than saints. I can relax with
bums because I am a bum. I don't like laws, morals, religions, rules. I don't like to be
shaped by society.”
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“My objection to war was not that I had to kill somebody or be killed senselessly, that hardly mattered. What I objected to was to be denied the right to sit in a small room and starve and drink cheap wine and go crazy in my own way and at my own leisure.” 118 likes
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