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Download Epub Format ↠´ Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream PDF by ↠´ Hunter S. Thompson Fear And Loathing In Las Vegas Is The Best Chronicle Of Drug Soaked, Addle Brained, Rollicking Good Times Ever Committed To The Printed Page It Is Also The Tale Of A Long Weekend Road Trip That Has Gone Down In The Annals Of American Pop Culture As One Of The Strangest Journeys Ever Undertaken Oh I don t really know where to begin with my absolute hate for this book Hunter Thompson is a famous journalist He is respected He rode with the Hells Angels and he interviewed all the musicians that we worship He was Rolling Stone Magazine cool He was so cool that friggen Johnny Depp played him in TWO movies Loving him is just a given Apparently Unfortunately I can t get past the fact that I just think he s a fucking twat.
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I read this years ago and reviewed it, but it seems to have disappeared from my booklist Did I blot my copybook by slagging off the author s major drug and alcohol habits and thereby get it deleted or what It s not like the author could object as a he s dead and b he was proud of his prodigious consumption of substances that got him off his head Or was it just the GR monster, munching away, like a moth, holes here, holes there and you don t find them until you actually go looking Whichever Bastards.
When I was very fired up about the censorships and deletions I wrote a reviewand I m wondering if I was prescient than I realised 25 Dec 2018 This review about Goodreads censorship has also been deleted silently, I just found out, I was never told Well, well, well This s Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream by Hunter S Thompson is profane, violent, disturbing, irreverent, and yet immaculately compelling The reader is as entranced as a driver witnessing a bizarre car wreck, horrified but unable to turn away It reminds me alternatively of Why Are We in Vietnam , A Confederacy of Dunces and in a strange way that is indescribable, A Clockwork Orange It is about the American dream in a similar way that Mailer s book is about Vietnam, you may get specifically to it at the end and then, looking back, realize that the subject had been lurking in the shadows all along What makes this a much better book than Mailer s swill is Thompson s sequences of lucidity amidst murky sections of drug descriptions and ramblings Thompson is a fun writer, I ve always liked gonzo journalism humor, the similes and metaph A long drug and alcohol frenzied week in Las Vegas This is written by Hunter Thompson, long time editor of Rolling Stone, so we know he knows firsthand about what he writes about I imagine this is one of the best portrayals of what is like to go through life in a drug frenzy, but the story is laced with humor It s not great writing, or even good writing, but it holds your attention in the way a magazine column does But even wild antics can get tedious night after night in a drug filled haze I know it is a work of irony and commentary on materialism but still the writing struck me as sophomoric.
Whoop whoop, yeehaw, arrrrghflurszlegastle, shit shit shit drugs make you crazy Yes, yes they do So the first question is exactly how many drugs did Hunter S Thompson actually imbibe when writing this book Either one too many or not enough would be my answer First off, I d like to critique the author photo on the inside sleeve of this book Hello there s Hunter S Thompson staring out from the page He is wearing what can only be described as a three tone patch work denim shirt, and old skool Aviators and draped in an American Flag He s standing in front of a clever montage of boiled sharks jaws a la Robert Shaws boat house in Jaws , another couple of miscellaneous animal skulls and a hunting knife which has been jabbed into the wooden shelf Aside from the fact that I You know, if this was the first of Mr Thompson s books I had read, I never would have picked up another one As far as I can tell, this is one of his weaker ones and is really the most well known only for the long, droning drug bullshit Reading drug writing is about as interesting is watching paint dry There are little kernals of hilarity because he s a fantastic writer who is able to describe pitch perfectly the bizarre ineptitude of the human experience which saves it from being snoringly dull I mean, he gets on a plane to Denver by accident and decides to attempt to purchase an albino Doberman because Since I was already here, I thought I might as well pick up a vicious dog I love his use of language, his token words that he th
Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas A Savage Journey to the Heart of the American Dream is a modern classic of American literature and is the cause for untold numbers of irresponsible Vegas road trips Published in 1971, it tells the semi true story of when Hunter S Thompson and Oscar Acosta renamed here as Raoul Duke and Dr Gonzo went on a drug fue