THE GONZO BOOKS
THE GONZO BOOKS
By: Dr. "Coyote" Snopes * Contains adult language and situations. Recommended for immature, tasteless adults.
By: Dr. "Coyote" Snopes
* Contains adult language and situations. Recommended for immature, tasteless adults.
Some of the most hilariously funny books ever written were the product of the fertile, twisted mind of the late Dr. Hunter S. Thompson, who chronicled much of the craziness of life in the 1960's and 1970's, in his first-person "Gonzo" style of reportage/fiction/opinionated-madness. Sadly, in his later years, Thompson's alcohol-soaked and drug-ravaged brain finally gave out, slowing his output of new material to a trickle, until he finally took the "Hemingway Option" for leaving the planet (a shotgun in the face), on February 20, 2005.
We mourn his passing, especially since, following Dr. Thompson's lamentable demise (and even during his unproductive later years), no other notable writers of humor in the English language have stepped up to take his place, although P.J. O'Rourke authored a few reasonably funny books in the 1990's (such as "Give War a Chance").
Now, into that humorless void has stepped the estimable Dr. Michael "Coyote"
Snopes, the self-styled "one-man ethnic group," who has authored two pre-millennial
"Gonzo" treatises, "The Gonzo Chronicles" and "Fear & Loathing in Hawaii -- The
Shameless Rip-Off," documenting in outrageous, cantankerous prose the last two
decades of the badly twisted 20th century in our allegedly civilized world. To
order or to sample a couple of chapters from these two e-books, see below.
SAMPLE EXCERPTS AND ORDERING INFORMATION:
Click here to order "The Gonzo Chronicles" ($14.95, PDF file, 306 pages if printed).
Or, to see a sample chapter, "The Khartoum Caper," click here.
to order "Fear & Loathing in Hawaii" ($12.95, PDF file, 137 pages if printed).
Or, to see a sample chapter, "Day of the Redneck, Night of the Warthog," click here.
Reviews of "The Gonzo Chronicles"
By: Dr. Michael C. Snopes* (*Pseudonym used by author for reasons of personal health)
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