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  • Published: 23 September 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241196496
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $19.99

Kingdom of Fear

Loathsome Secrets of a Star-crossed Child in the Final Days of the American Century




Hunter S. Thompson - the original Gonzo journalist and the supreme chronicler of the American nightmare - tells the uncensored story of a life dedicated to excess in his hellraising autobiography. 

'Hot damn! Let us rumble, keep going and don't slow down . . . let's have a little fun . . .'
In his much-anticipated memoir, Hunter S. Thompson looks back on a long and productive life. It
is a story of crazed road trips fuelled by bourbon and black acid, of insane judges and giant porcupines, of girls, guns, explosives and, of course, bikes. He also takes on his dissolute youth in Louisville; his adventures in pornography; campaigning for local office in Aspen; and what it's like to accidentally be accused of trying to kill Jack Nicholson.
%%%'Hot damn! Let us rumble, keep going and don't slow down . . . let's have a little fun . . .'

In his much-anticipated memoir, Hunter S. Thompson looks back on a long and productive life. It

is a story of crazed road trips fuelled by bourbon and black acid, of insane judges and giant porcupines, of girls, guns, explosives and, of course, bikes. He also takes on his dissolute youth in Louisville; his adventures in pornography; campaigning for local office in Aspen; and what it's like to accidentally be accused of trying to kill Jack Nicholson.

  • Published: 23 September 2015
  • ISBN: 9780241196496
  • Imprint: Penguin Classics
  • Format: Paperback
  • Pages: 384
  • RRP: $19.99

About the author

Hunter S. Thompson

Hunter S. Thompson's works include Fear and Loathing in America, Screwjack, Hell's Angels, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, The Proud Highway, Better Than Sex and The Rum Diary. Hunter S. Thompson committed suicide in February 2005.

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