The Great Shark Hunt

The Great Shark Hunt

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a€˜Well . . .yes, and here we go againa€™ Dr Hunter S. Thompson Indeed we do. Here, in one chunky volume, is the best of gonzo. From Private Thompson in trouble with the air force, to the devastating portrait of the ageing Muhammad Ali. Taking in the Kentucky Derby, Freak Power in the Rockies, Nixon in a€™68, McGovern in a€™72, Fear and Loathing at the Watergate, Jimmy Carter and the Great Leap of Faith a€“ and much more. An indispensable compendium of decadence, depravity and horse-sense. a€˜Hunter Thompson elicits the same kind of admiration one would feel for a streaker at Queen Victoriaa€™s funerala€™ William F. Buckley a€˜No other reporter reveals how much we have to fear and loathe, yet does it so hilariously. Now that the dust of the sixties has settled, his hallucinated vision strikes one as having been the sanesta€™ Nelson AlgrenI bought it from a pimp in Vail, Colorado, and he told me how to use it. aquot;Never mention Playboy until youa#39;re sure theya#39;ve seen this thing first, aquot; he said. aquot;Then, when you see them notice it, thata#39;s the time to strike. Theya#39;ll go belly up every time .

Title:The Great Shark Hunt
Author:Hunter S. Thompson
Publisher:Pan Macmillan - 2012-03-22


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