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Critical Review by William Anthony Nericcio

SOURCE: A review of Pulp, in World Literature Today, Autumn 1995, pp. 791-92.

Nericcio favorably reviews Pulp, citing a poetic essence to the novel that complements and transcends the genre it emulates.

"It was a hellish hot day and the air conditioner was broken. A fly crawled across the top of my desk. I reached out with the open palm of my hand and sent him out of the game." These lines are from the opening page of Pulp, the posthumous "last" novel by our singular American troubadour of the down-and-out. Charles Bukowski, and his words here encapsulate nicely his general concern in this novel with death. With "Lady Death," to be more specific, and to disclose also the largely allegorical structuring of the piece. With Bukowski's own recent death, it takes the reader some...

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