Archive for Hermann Hesse

Autobiography of a Loser

Posted in Observation, Reading, Real Men with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , on June 26, 2014 by Jarrod Boyle


A lot of people think Charles Bukowski’s Ham on Rye is his best novel. Continue reading

Last Exit to Brooklyn

Posted in Reading with tags , , , , , , , , , on September 14, 2013 by Jarrod Boyle


To my considerable delight, Last Exit to Brooklyn has been reissued as a cheapo Penguin classic. To my considerable surprise, it has been classified amongst the ‘Classic Crime’ series. To my considerable dismay, Anthony Burgess’ original introduction has been supplanted. The new one has been written by Irvine Welsh. Continue reading

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