A zany and surreal gonzo masterpiece, Hunter S. Thompson and Ralph Steadman’s book mixes the crazed writing of the former with the splattery. A wild ride to the dark side of Americana The Curse of Lono is to Hawaii what Fear and Loathing was to Las Vegas: the crazy tales of a journalist’s “”coverage”” . Results 1 – 30 of 32 The Curse of Lono by Hunter S. Thompson and a great selection of related books , art and collectibles available now at

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The Curse of Lono

There were a few subplots that never really conclude or develop very far, but the fact that it is mostly based on actual events could have prevented that. Near fine in pictorial printed wrappers. Here too we get the literally incredible boozing and drugs, the violent antics of the journalist assigned to cover the Honolulu Marathon gone haywire, the sardonic put-on of outpigging the pigs.

Unfortunately, this book lacks the grand mission that You’d think I was safe, being a tree-hugger, but they don’t care. So so hijinks from a mad man. Thompson delivered, as always, this time with a sordid journey through the Hawaiian islands. The longest part is about sport fishing in Kona.


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Boldly signed by Ralph Steadman on the title page. This is one of Hunter Thompson’s greatest achievements, and it doesn’t hurt that the packaging is lavish. This is possibly the funniest fishing story ever written. Illustrations by Ralph Steadman. Portrayed on the silver screen by Bill Murray Where the Buffalo Roam, and Johnny Depp Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas,Thompson was a wild character whose persona was inseparable from his often semi-autobiographical writing.

Curse of Lono

As far as content goes, though, it’s choppy, repetitive, confusing, and too often pretentious. Thompson is on assignment to cover a local sporting event, falls in with a bad crowd and gets into drug crazed conflicts with the locals.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. Both letters ‘O’ from the printed ‘LONO’ have been used humter form the lenses of the good Doctor’s trademark specs, depicted in typical style with cigarette and Lake Bucket hat.

Thompson describing his experiences in Hawaii in And they only started really printing it about a year after the first batch of Views Read Edit View history.

Trivia About The Curse of Lono. The one photo in the oof shows Thompson barely distinguishable thw any other lei-garlanded tourist grasping the dorsal fin of his catch in cool, self-mocking triumph: Hunter asks the illustrator Ralph Steadman to accompany him.


You can say and do almost anything, he is told, but don’t mess with their religion. It’s only produced now by Taschen, the art book company, as a big 60 dollar coffee table book. I like the layout.

The Curse Of Lono by Thompson, Hunter S

Ships with Tracking Number! The paperback of it has been out of print since the early 80s. That seems about right, considering the excessive drugs in every book of his, like, ever.

After the marathon, Hunter, Ralph and Ralph’s family move to a rented beach side “compound” on Hawaii’s Kona coast. Thompson on Film Gonzo: Pages to import images to Wikidata. Showing best matches Show od copies.

Mild bump at bottom right hand corner of rear cover. Amazing read, I highly recommend it! The art is great, t I had seen this lying pf the local Half-Price Books and snagged it with a coupon diminishing the hefty price tag.

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