10 thoughts on “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas

  1. Nathan Nathan says:

    I recently went to Las Vegas for the first, and probably only, time in my life I hadn t read this book in years, and previously, it hadn t even been my favorite Hunter S Thompson work Thompson is dearly missed by many people, and on a personal level, I miss him deeply He spoke to a true astonishment at the complete, unrelenting fuckedupedness of America and her politics, and


  2. Petra-X Petra-X says:

    Update Silent censorship by Goodreads At the bottom It wouldn t be relevant here.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 consump


  3. Jafar Jafar says:

    Yes, I see all the raving reviews and the four and five star ratings, but I honestly don t remember the last time I was so bored and annoyed by a book Barring a massive conspiracy, maybe I just didn t get this book This is what I got from the book Please help me if missed something We drovethan 100 miles an hour while drunk and high WAHAHAHA We ran up a huge bill and fled the hotel withou


  4. Lyn Lyn says:

    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 inde


  5. Shovelmonkey1 Shovelmonkey1 says:

    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 i


  6. Sam Quixote Sam Quixote says:

    We were somewhere around Barstow on the edge of the desert when the drugs began to take hold is one of my favourite opening lines in literature Two paragraphs later are the equally brilliant lines I hit the brakes and aimed the Great Red Shark toward the shoulder of the highway No point mentioning those bats, I thought The poor bastard will see them soon enough That whole opening narration sets the tone of ch


  7. Nadine Larter Nadine Larter says:

    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 fuck


  8. Ahmad Sharabiani Ahmad Sharabiani says:

    Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, Hunter S ThompsonThe story follows its protagonist, Raoul Duke, and his attorney, Dr Gonzo, as they descend on Las Vegas to chase the American Dream through a drug induced haze, all the while ruminating on the failure of the 1960 s counter cultural movement.The novel lacks a clear narrative and frequently delves into the surreal, never quite distinguishing between what is real and what is on


  9. L.A. Chalmers L.A. Chalmers says:

    the indisputable thompson of his time


  10. Lou Lou says:

    A gonzo journalist writing for sports editors hits the road on an assignment to Sin City with a trunk full of dangerous drugs that looked like a mobile police narcotics lab He had two bags of grass, seventy five pellets of mescaline, five sheets of high powered blotter acid, a salt shaker half full of cocaine, and a whole galaxy of multi coloured uppers, downers, screamers, laughers and also a quart of tequila, a quart of rum there s a


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