The Old Bus

The Old Bus

Richard Brautigan / Aug 23, 2019

The Old Bus A collection of very short stories set in s California particularly around the author s home town of San Francisco Richard Brautigan is the author of Willard His Bowling Trophies Trout Fishi

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  • Author: Richard Brautigan
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  • A collection of 62 very short stories set in 1960s California, particularly around the author s home town of San Francisco Richard Brautigan is the author of Willard His Bowling Trophies , Trout Fishing in America , In Watermelon Sugar A Confederate General From Big Sur.Revenge of the lawn 1692 Cotton Mather newsreel 1 3, 1 3, 1 3 The gathering ofA collection of 62 very short stories set in 1960s California, particularly around the author s home town of San Francisco Richard Brautigan is the author of Willard His Bowling Trophies , Trout Fishing in America , In Watermelon Sugar A Confederate General From Big Sur.Revenge of the lawn 1692 Cotton Mather newsreel 1 3, 1 3, 1 3 The gathering of a Californian A short story about contemporary life in California Pacific Radio fire Elmira Coffee The lost chapters of Trout fishing in America Rembrandt Creek and Carthage Sink The weather in San Francisco Complicated banking problems A high building in Singapore An unlimited supply of 35 millimeter film The Scarlatti Tilt The wild birds of heaven Winter rug Ernest Hemingway s typist Homage to the San Francisco YMCA The pretty office A need for gardens The old bus The ghost children of Tacoma Talk show I was trying to describe you to someone Trick or treating down to the sea in ships Blackberry motorist Thoreau rubber band 44 40 Perfect California day The post offices of eastern Oregon Pale marble movie Partners Getting to know each other A short history of Oregon A long time ago people decided to live in America A short history of religion in California April in god damn One afternoon in 1939 Corporal Lint A complete history of Germany and Japan The auction The ard car The literary life in California, 1964 Banners of my own choosing Fame in California, 1964 Memory of a girl September California A study in California flowers The betrayed kingdom Women when they put their clothes on in the morning Halloween in Denver Atlantisburg The view from the dog tower Greyhound tragedy Crazy old women are riding the buses of America today The correct time Holiday in Germany Sand Castles Forgiven American flag decal The World War I Los Angeles airplane

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      • Richard Brautigan

        Richard Brautigan was an American novelist, poet, and short story writer Born in Tacoma, Washington, he moved to San Francisco in the 1950s and began publishing poetry in 1957 He started writing novels in 1961 and is probably best known for his early work Trout Fishing in America He died of a self inflicted gunshot wound in 1984.


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    1. ALLA FINE DELLE PAROLE C’È SEMPRE QUALCUNO CHE MUOREVenerdì 14 settembre 1984, in quel di Bolinas, dove viveva, prima di spararsi in testa, il quarantanovenne Richard Brautigan regolò le luci di casa con un timer, per farle accendere e spegnere di modo che i suoi vicini lo credessero ancora vivo. Era depresso e mezzo eremita, per cui il trucchetto funzionò: il suo corpo fu scoperto settimane dopo la morte, il manoscritto che stava rivedendo, con le note a matita blu, era mezzo mangiato dai [...]


    2. I found this book on a dusty shelf and took every word down like water. This book was just as thirsty as I was. Let have a drink together I said!


    3. I'm late to Brautigan, but I plan to stay at his party for a very long time now that I'm here. Aside from the longer title story and a few others, the 62 pieces here are more like poems or quick charcoal sketches than stories. No, charcoal isn't right. You can't capture so much mood and mist with charcoal. More like watercolor or pastel sketches then. Some are sad, some are witty, some are nostalgic, some are as beautiful as haikus. Most are all of these things at the same time. My favorites wer [...]


    4. Revenge of the Lawn: Stories 1962-1970, Richard BrautiganRevenge of the Lawn: Stories 1962-1970 is a collection of 62 short stories written by the American author Richard Brautigan from 1962 to 1970. Like most of Brautigan's works, the stories are whimsical, simply themed, and often surreal. Many of the stories were originally published elsewhere. The book also contains two missing chapters from his work Trout Fishing in America, "Rembrandt Creek" and "Carthage Sink". تاریخ نخستین خ [...]


    5. A compilation of works that are more flash fiction than short stories, Brautigan's unique voice is displayed in 62 pieces set in San Francisco and the Pacific Northwest. Too many of the stories feel like the first brush strokes of a bigger work - abandoned and stacked like the detritus of a forgotten childhood an attic to be discovered and published 50 years later. Here's what I mean: one of the stories, "The Gathering of a Californian", is four paragraphs long - 1/2 of page - and it reads like [...]


    6. Angry chickens by the old pondWhen I was a kid growing up in a small town north of Boston, I used to take care of a neighbor's chickens. It was only when the family went to the Cape for vacations. I had to let the chickens out of their coop in the morning. They always seemed glad to see daylight. Though they were hungry, they never got used to me. They'd run around clucking and squawking, wishing I'd disappear and leave them to their chicken business. When I threw food on the ground, they really [...]


    7. انتقام چمن نام مجموعه داستان معروف ریچارد براتیگان می‌باشد که شامل 62 داستان بسیار کوتاه است. این کتاب در فارسی با نام اتوبوس پیر که اسم یکی دیگر از داستان‌های همین کتاب می باشد ترجمه و انتشار یافته.در بین داستان‌های کوتاه موجود در این کتاب دو داستان سینک کارتاژ و نهر رامبران [...]


    8. باید بی‌طرف نوشت و باید گفت که داستان های شاهکار/فاجعه‌ی «انتقام چمن» مهمترین ویژگی خودشون رو القای نبض زنده و تب نوشتار می‌دونن و کارکرد مناسبی هم در این زمینه دارن. شتاب‌زده‌نویسی و یا القای روایت جسته گریخته، سرسری و پر سرعت خواسته‌ی نویسنده‌ست. ولی خیلی جاها سرعت قربا [...]


    9. Brautigan died of a “self-inflicted gunshot wound” at the age of 49 in 1984. Up until that moment, he was one of my favorite living authors. I was distressed. He was brought up in poverty and suffered abuse. He was diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia and clinical depression in his early 20s and was treated with shock therapy. He was an alcoholic. Trout Fishing in America was published in 1967 and made him famous. He had one daughter, Ianthe Elizabeth Brautigan, born in 1960. Her one bookYo [...]


    10. in lieu of any review, let me just present the text of one of my favorite stories from this collection."PACIFIC RADIO FIRE" The largest ocean in the world starts or ends at Monterey, California. It depends on what language you are speaking. My friend's wife had just left him. She walked right out the door and didn't even say good-bye. We went and got two fifths of port and headed for the Pacific. It's an old song that's been played on all the jukeboxes in America. The song has been around so lon [...]


    11. “My grandmother, in her own way, shines like a beacon down the stormy American past. She was a bootlegger in a little county up in the state of Washington. She was also a handsome woman, close to six feet tall who carried 190 pounds in the grand operatic manner of the early 1900s. And her specialty was bourbon, a little raw but a welcomed refreshment in those Volstead Act days.She of course was no female Al Capone, but her bootlegging feats were the cornucopia of legend in her neck of the wood [...]


    12. اهالي ادبيات يا آنطور كه خودشان مي گويند :ادبياتچي ها ، حتمن برايتگان را مي شناسند و خيلي هم راجع به اين نويسنده آمريكايي حرف مي زده اند و مي زنند البته طيف ديگري هم هستند كه راجع به او حرف مي زنند كه همان مثلن روشنفكران ريغووی مو قشنگ و در مورد خانومها خانومهاي كچل مانتو قشنگ ه [...]


    13. «می‌گویند وقتی بهار می‌آید جوان‌ها هوس عشق و عاشقی می‌کنند، اما اگر حسابی وقت آزاد داشته باشند شاید هوس یک فنجان قهوه هم بکنند.»*«دلیلی نداشت باور کنم که زندگی چیزی بیش از این است.»*حس می‌کنم براتیگان نیمه‌ی مکمل کرواک است. هر دو از یک سبک زندگی حرف می‌زنند، ولی حساسیت‌های [...]


    14. A sweet collection of short tales that are surreal, comical and dark, often at the same time. Richard Brautigan might be read as an opposition to great American literature, which is of course packed with great, intelectual and complex text, which critics and scholars spend their life analysing. Brautigan's stories are most unusual and humorous and simply weird; he's not that interested in creating an impact on any sort of culture or style, but simply wants to evoke certain emotions in the reader [...]


    15. شصت هفتاد تا از داستان های فوق العاده دوست داشتنیِ ریچارد براتیگانِ عزیز.همه شون خوب نیستن، داستانِ حتا ضعیف هم تک و توک میونش پیدا میشه، اما به طور میانگین 7 از 10 میدم بهش و چند تا داستانِ فوقالعاده و بینظیر هم میتونید بخونید این لا به لا، مثل "قالیچه ی زمستانی"، "تاریخ کامل آلم [...]



    16. I loved these witty, perceptive, and frequently startling little slices of life. Particularly enjoyed the way Brautigan was always able to surprise me with an unexpected simile, an odd turn of phrase that always created a startling beauty, a bare truth that slapped me back awake from the world's endless dreary, stupefying rattle and hum. Precious little gulps of water in a world starved for something cool and clear. You should read them. Really.Side note to my fellow San Franciscans: my SF is lo [...]


    17. شصت‌ودوتا از داستان‌های کوتاه براتیگان توی این کتاب هست. داستان‌کوتاه‌های خیــلی کوتاه؛ میانگین دوصفحه! اکثراً توصیف یه تصویر، یا یه اتفاق کوچیک ه. «داستان»ِ خاصی نیست؛ بیشتر نثر براتیگان، خل‍اقیت براتیگان ه که باعث می‌شه آدم به خوندن ادامه بده. اگه کل‍اً براتیگان‌دوست [...]


    18. هر روز كه دوست من مي رفت سر كار، مي ديد سگ يك خرده بيشتر مرده است. از وقت مردنش خيلي گذشته بود اما سگ اين قدر سرش گرم مردن شده بود كه ديگر راه مرگ را گم كرده بود. اين دور و برها خيلي از پيرپاتال ها اين جوري مي شوند. بس كه پير مي شوند و با مرگ زندگي مي كنند، وقتي لحظه ي جان دادنشان مي ر [...]


    19. بعد از پس باد [] بهترین براتیگان ـیه که خوندم. انگار تیکه‌های مختلف از داستان‌های مختلف رو رندوم‌وار جمع کرده کنار هم. خیلی خوبه. :]


    20. یه جایی درباره ی این کتاب از یه کسی خوندم و فهمیدم که چقدر هم عقیده ایم : دیوانه ی این دیوانه ام !براتیگان دوست ها درست به نسبت کتاب دوست های بین جامعه ، در بین خودشون کم هستند (شاید یکم بیشتر) . از هر کسی نباید انتظار داشت که براتیگان رو دوست داشت . ولی قاعدتا ، براتیگان دوستا نمیت [...]


    21. So No, I don't love him because we are both Tacoma people. This man is truly one of the greatest writers I have ever had the chance of reading. It certainly doesn't hurt that a lot of Revenge of the Lawn is based out of my city but it wasn't the big sell. Brautigan's blend of sad humor is so rich that I can't help but love him. He is so great and yet doesn't seem to see any of it. So it goes.


    22. هیچوقت نفهمیدم براتیگان قصدش داستان نوشتنه یا سرکار گذاشتن. قیافه اش هم از اون قیافه هاییه که با جدیت شوخی می کنن. گذشته از این حرف ها عکس برگردان پرچم آمریکا شروع بی نظیری داره تو این مجموعه. هیچوقت فراموشش نمیکنم.


    23. امروز عصر سرم پر است از احساسات بی زبان و اتفاق هایی که به جای کلمه باید در ابعاد چسب زخم تعریف شان کرد.داشتم تکه پاره های بچگی ام را بررسی می کردم.این ها تکه هایی از یک زندگی دور اند که نه شکل دارند نه معنی. این ها اتفاق هایی اند که درست مثل چسب زخم افتاده اند




    24. Yes, this made me irrationally happy. One story in particular called "The Literary Life in California/1964", stood out above all the others. Seek it out, right now.



    25. تک تک جملات کتاب رو دوست داشتم یعنی نویسنده یه نگاه خیلی خاص و قشنگ و دقیقی به جزئیات داشت که واقعا برام جالب بود . اما تو نگاه کلی فقط تعداد کمی از داستاناشو پسندیدم ! بعضی از داستاناش به نظرم یه کم بی سر و ته بودن و خیلی نمیشد داستان به حسابشون آورده صرفا یه نوشته بودن . اما خب ان [...]


    26. These stories - written between 1962 and 1970 - range from surreal and dark to whimsical and weightless, usually all at once. Results vary, but brilliance is apparent.Even though it’s important to revise work and emphasize the “craft” part of narrative craft, there’s something to be said of first drafts. To call the stories in Richard Brautigan’s 1971 collection Revenge of the Lawn (Simon & Schuster. ISBN 0-671-20960-4) “raw” or “perfectly flawed” doesn’t really do the st [...]


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