Notes of a Dirty Old Man Character Descriptions

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Charles Bukowski

This person is the author of the book.


This person appears several times throughout the book and can be seen as the author's alter ego, who frequently engages in unusual or disturbing behavior.

The Women

These people appear in almost every story, usually anonymously. The author clearly does not respect them.

Jack Kerouac

This person is a writer and very clearly a brilliant individual. This is the person who helps the author get back into writing.


This person appears in section 2 for the purpose of illustrating the author's beliefs about religion.

The Little Girl

This person appears three times in the book and is never specifically named. It is logical to assume that this person is meant to represent the author's child.

John Bryan

This person is mentioned only a few times in the book but is extremely important, as this is the...

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