I had this conversation with a friend of mine just the other day.
I use to love so many of those literary outlaws – Buroughs, Jean Genet, Jim Carroll, … 154 more words
Find what you love and let it kill you.
Let it drain you of your all. Let it cling onto your back and weigh you down into eventual nothingness.
Factotum traces the life of Henry Chinaski, an itinerant worker, who is struggling to become an established writer in America during the 1940s and 1950s. Through the novel Chinaski tells the story of how, in a perennial alcoholic fog, drifts from city to city, trying and discarding jobs and women.Factotum begins with Chinaski arriving in New Orleans to escape his restrictive hometown of Los Angeles and his conservative father. 441 more words