Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas: A Savage Journey to the by Hunter S. Thompson

By Hunter S. Thompson

Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is the easiest chronicle of drug-soaked, addle-brained, rollicking stable instances ever devoted to the published web page. it's also the story of a protracted weekend highway journey that has long gone down within the annals of yankee popular culture as one of many strangest trips ever undertaken.

This is the Kindle model of the publication in .mobi structure. As such it includes not one of the typographical mistakes present in different models of the publication stumbled on on-line, and it includes the Ralph Steadman illustrations besides.

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Speak only when spoken to: name, rank and press affiliation, nothing else, ignore this terrible drug, pretend it’s not happening. . ” There is no way to explain the terror I felt when I finally lunged up to the clerk and began babbling. All my well-rehearsed lines fell apart under that woman’s stoney glare. “Hi there,” I said. “My name is . . ah, Raoul Duke . . yes, on the list, that’s for sure. Free lunch, final wisdom, total coverage. . why not? I have my attorney with me and I realize of course that his name is not on the list, but we must have that suite, yes, this man is actually my driver.

And then do the next hundred miles in a horrible, slobbering sort of spastic stupor. The only way to keep alert on ether is to do up a lot of amyls—not all at once, but steadily, just enough to maintain the focus at ninety miles an hour through Barstow. “Man, this is the way to travel,” said my attorney. He leaned over to turn the volume up on the radio, humming along with the rhythm section and kind of moaning the words: “One toke over the line, Sweet Jesus . . One toke over the line . ” One toke?

I glanced over at my attorney, but his mind was somewhere else. I whacked the back of the driver’s seat with my fist. “This is important, goddamnit! ” The car swerved sickeningly, then straightened out. ” my attorney screamed. The kid in the back looked like he was ready to jump right out of the car and take his chances. Our vibrations were getting nasty—but why? I was puzzled, frustrated. Was there no communication in this car? Had we deteriorated to the level of dumb beasts? Because my story was true.

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