Hunter S. Thompson. The name will conjure up different images for different people depending on your experience with him. Regardless, whether it is from perusing articles in Rolling Stone magazine, reading his books, or seeing Johnny Depp lose his mind in the Las Vegas desert, you always know that you are in for a wild ride.
Fearing and Loathing in Las Vegas is no different, and is one wild ride indeed. From beginning to end it just does not let up and all you can do is hold on for the ride. It vacillates from the outrageous, to the shocking, to the deeply meaningful, and some of it just doesn’t make sense at all.
It was like no other book I have read before, and for that reason I recommend you read it, just so you can say that you have read it.