Tales of Ordinary Madness Summary
Charles Bukowski

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Tales of Ordinary Madness Summary

Charles Bukowski, appears in Doing Time with Public Enemy No. 1, The Great Zen Wedding, G

Although this collection of short stories contains many fictional characters, all of the main protagonists resemble Charles Bukowski. Bukowski himself is a self-loathing alcoholic who hates poetry and pretension. Otherwise, he seems to be a relatively easygoing though often cranky companion, a man who only changes out of his bathrobe on an occasion. In "Doing Time" Bukowski goes to...

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