"Even the most horrible human being on earth deserves to wipe his ass."Factotum is a 1975 novel by American author Charles Bukowski. The plot follows Henry Chinaski, Bukowski's alter ego, who has been rejected from the World War II draft and makes his way from one menial job to the next.It was adapted into a film in 2005.
Factotum contains examples of:
- The Alcoholic: Guess who?
- Author Avatar: As with the rest of Bukowski's novels, Henry Chinaski is Charles Bukowski.
- Beige Prose
- Cluster F-Bomb
- Gold Digger: Laura
- Most Writers Are Writers: Chinaski is working toward becoming a writer.
- Why Do You Keep Changing Jobs?