The primary extent in Hunter S. Thompson’s bestselling Gonzo Papers gives sensible observation and outrageous humor, in his signature taste.
Originally revealed in 1979, The primary extent of the bestselling “Gonzo Papers” is now again in print. The Nice Shark Hunt is Dr. Hunter S. Thompson’s biggest and, arguably, so much necessary paintings, protecting Nixon to napalm, Las Vegas to Watergate, Carter to cocaine. Those essays be offering sensible observation and outrageous humor, in signature Thompson taste.
Ranging in date from the National Observer days to the generation of Rolling Stone, The Nice Shark Hunt gives myriad, extremely charged entries, together with The primary Hunter S. Thompson piece to be dubbed “gonzo”—“The Kentucky Derby Is Decadent and Wicked,” which gave the impression in Scanlan’s Monthly in 1970. From this essay a brand new journalistic motion sprang which might amendment the form of American letters. Thompson’s razor-sharp perception and crystal readability seize the loopy, hypocritical, degenerate, and redeeming facets of the explosive and colourful ‘60s and ‘70s.