You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes Sense Summary
Charles Bukowski

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You Get So Alone at Times That It Just Makes Sense Summary

Chinaski, appears in All poems

Chinaski is Charles Bukowski's alter ego, a misogynistic, crude poet with a cultish following. Chinaski's biography is identical to Bukowski's making him and the poet interchangeable in most respects. He is the narrator of the collection.

Chinaski grows up during the Depression and is known in his youth as a bullying jerk. He is not a man with an incredible amount of empathy, particularly toward women like his friend...

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