©1971 Hunter S. Thompson; (P)2005 Recorded Books, LLC
"The best book on the dope decade." (The New York Times Book Review)
At the top of the list
Catch-22, the overall tone.
I have not, but am sure to look for some in the near future - wonderful narration!
It most certainly did.
Just bad, incoherent nonsense. I would not recommend this book to anyone. It's just filled with non sequiturs and drug use.
I heard a lot about this book over the years and decided to give it a chance at 39 years old. I have also read Mr. Thompson's Hells Angel book and enjoyed the writing. I think this book would have been a little more relevant to me had I grown up in the 60's and 70's. I found myself unable to shut it off even though I didn't relate well to the insane drug induced lives these characters lead. I think that some parallels can be drawn from then to now however when you compare law enforcement knowledge of drug culture vs. the actual drug culture. Some things I think are still misunderstood. Give it a chance for sure is you haven't done so.
If you've ever wondered what it's like to be a degenerate rock star fueled by every chemical possible the this is the story for you! The Johnny Depp movie was almost a chapter by chapter visualization of this book, but even if you've seen the movie several times this will not disappoint. Masterfully narrated!
Awesome book, well narrated. However, the chapters in the book didn't align with the segmentation of the audio. Only 4 chapters, hard to navigate the book.
I'm used to Depp's voice but Ron did well. I loved the movie, and am glad they cut the derogatory comments about Lizards out in the film.
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