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    DeadMoon The light side of the dark side Contributor

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    Hunter S. Thompson

    Discussion in 'Discussion of Published Works' started by DeadMoon, Feb 23, 2015.

    I picked up a book of Hunter S. Thompson's letters he wrote. It's the second book of his "gonzo" letters to friends, publishers, politicians and so on. I have heard people refer to him as a genius and I am not so sure I would refer to him like that. A good writer with great descriptive narration indeed but other then that it seems to be more of a drug fueled rant then anything. Fear and loathing in Las Vegas was a very good read as was many of the articles he has written but I don't think that makes him a genius.

    I was just wondering if anyone here has an opinion on Hunter, his personality his writing or his legacy.
     
  2. Lemex

    Lemex That's Lord Lemex to you. Contributor

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    Shouldn't this me moved? @minstrel?

    Anyway, yeah, Hunter S. Thompson rocks - I really loved his Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas.
     
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    Wreybies Thrice Retired Supporter Contributor

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    Dunning Kruger Active Member

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    I liked his book on the Hells Angels but thought less of Fear and Loathing. Read each one too long ago to remember specifics.
     

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