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  • The Curse of Lono

  • By: Hunter S. Thompson
  • Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
  • Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
  • Unabridged
  • Overall
    4.5 out of 5 stars 184
  • Performance
    4.5 out of 5 stars 170
  • Story
    4.5 out of 5 stars 172

This enormously eccentric book takes listeners on a crazy journey with renowned gonzo journalist Hunter S. Thompson. The Curse of Lono is to Hawaii what Fear and Loathing was to Las Vegas: the crazy tales of a journalist's "coverage" of a news event that ends up being a wild ride to the dark side of Americana. Originally published in 1983, The Curse of Lono features all of the zany, hallucinogenic wordplay for which Hunter S.Thompson became known and loved.

  • 5 out of 5 stars
  • "okay" HST

  • By ershe on 06-16-16

OK book, but the audio doesn't feel like Thompson

Overall
3 out of 5 stars
Performance
2 out of 5 stars
Story
4 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 04-14-18

Would you recommend this book to a friend? Why or why not?

Yes. it is a good book if you enjoy Thompson's style.

What didn’t you like about Malcolm Hillgartner’s performance?

The delivery and inflection just felt off for a Thompson story.