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The Curse of Lono
- By: Hunter S. Thompson
- Narrated by: Malcolm Hillgartner
- Length: 5 hrs and 7 mins
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.
- By ershe on 06-16-16
OK book, but the audio doesn't feel like Thompson
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.