Bukowski"s alter ego, Henry Chinaski, returns, revelling in his eternal penchant for booze, women and horse-racing as he makes the precarious journey from poet to screenwriter. Based on Bukowski"s experiences when working on the film Barfly, the absurdity and egotism of the film industry are laid bare in this deadpan, touching and funny glimpse into the endless negotiations and back-stabbings of La-la land. Hollywood is an irreverent roman - clef that serves up the beating heart of Hollywood with razor-sharp humour.
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This book is a memoir of the making of the movie Barfly, which he wrote the screenplay for and which is based on his early life. Bukowski has a well known contempt for Hollywood types, whom he considers phonies, hacks, hustlers, and hucksters, and his rendering of his /5(). 10 Best Hollywood Novels The Last Tycoon by F. Scott Fitzgerald () - Fitzgerald modeled his novel’s hero, visionary studio head Monroe Stahr, on real-life mogul Irving Day of the Locust by Nathanael West () - West turns a jaundiced eye on Hollywood in this book, and the result is nasty.I Should Have Stayed Home by Horace McCoy () - This book has the jauntiness of a screwball comedy and is a lot of items. This book reclaims Hollywood for a black America that has historically been whitewashed from the picture. 4. Is That a Gun in Your Pocket? by Rachel Author: Wayne Holloway. My occupational esteem for Hollywood Book Reviews cannot by sufficiently expressed. Kendrew Lascelles, A Child’s Guide to Heresy ~ Award-Winning Author I would recommend to any author looking for a safe place to have their cherished work reviewed to contact Hollywood Book Review.
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