Ham on Rye by Charles Bukowski

Bukowski, Charles. (1982, 2002). Ham on Rye. Ecco; New York.  Despite finding this book a charismatic and engrossing read, I did not like it. A coming-of-age tale about the young protagonist, Henry Chinaski, it describes every possible dirty and detestable feature of life. References to shit are constant; Henry breaks out in full-body acne/boils which…