A boring checklist of edgy things you've seen a million times.
It was revolutionary when it came out, but a million better (and less monochrome) shooters have come out in the meantime, making this feel pretty drab and boring.
Miserable people doing miserable things and feeling miserable about it.
This book gets thrown around by people who like Bukowski. I'm not a huge Bukowski fan, but I find his books more readable than Fonte, just because Bukowski knew when to occasionally crack a joke or give a character a charming quirk.
Loving the graphic design, though. Look at that up there.