The Rum Diary [Pdf kindle] by Hunter S. Thompson



10 thoughts on “The Rum Diary

  1. says:

    I guess I should explain the rating to those of you who would argue that this is Thompson's weakest work and therefore undeserving of praiseThis novel catches Thompson before he is wrapped in the arms of fame and can get away with anything he wants In this particular story he still has to worry about going broke getting stuck somewhere without hope or help and potentially watching his dreams smash against the rocks like a heavily pollute

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    This book was brutally normal It went along nice and regular for a while and then something happens and you are sort of le

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    The summer is getting steamy Endless days above ninety degrees has me sitting in air conditioning nonstop When I go out to on errands like I did yesterday I find myself craving an ice cold drink This summer I also actually participat

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    'Happy I muttered trying to pin the word down But it is on of those words like Love that I have never uite understood Most people who deal in words don't have much fait in them and I am no exception especially the big ones l

  5. says:

    LOVED IT Much preferred this the 2nd time around Loved him referring to the other woman as his pig date all the time So funny

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    No matter how much I wanted all those things that I needed money to buy there was some devilish current pushing me off in another direction towa

  7. says:

    Thompson wrote this semi autobiographical novel in his early twenties but put it aside regarding it as a failure Nearly forty years later apparently with the encouragement of his friend Johnny 'The Colonel' Depp

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    It isn't very good The writing style isn't compelling there is no plot and no hint of the future nor of the direction of the book This is the kind of novel that you either adore or feel indifferent about It's definitely NOT my cup of tea There'

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    Journalist with bad attitude get a job in P

  10. says:

    I just spent than an hour and a half finishing The Rum Diary I wanted to stop and hit the sack but something inside me whispered to go on It was when I realized that nothing actually happened in the book Large portion of the book was very descriptive; it’s like reading a strong opinionated newspaper article about Puerto

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Summary ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Hunter S. Thompson

Begun in 1959 by a twenty two year old Hunter S Thompson The Rum Diary is a tangled love story of jealousy treachery and violent alcoholic lus. This book was brutally normal It went along nice and regular for a while and then something happens and you are sort of left to wonder how you should feel about it Hunter S Thompson is cool and collected in his thoughts and it really feels genuine John Zelazny is another emerging Aspen writer and he is picking up where Thompson left off Sottomissione cool and

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A sexy mysterious woman is soon thrust into a world where corruption and get rich uick schemes rule and anything including murder is permissib. It isn t very good The writing style isn t compelling there is no plot and no hint of the future nor of the direction of the book This is the kind of novel that you either adore or feel indifferent about It s definitely NOT my cup of tea There s no deep characterization nor natural growth of the bond between characters Paul is an arrogant journalist who makes his way from New York to Puerto Rico to work at the only English language paper on the island As the paper sits near bankruptcy he begins to uestion the reason for coming to the island in the first place He and his colleagues don t do much reporting except to each other about drinking and getting laid Paul falls into a love triangle with a fellow colleague Yeamon and his girlfriend Chenault With its large amount of disrespect for women I find the book disappointing and outdated I didn t connect with the main character because he did nothing The most memorable scenes in the book contain Al s burgers because the description of Puerto Rico falls short of any exotic glamour I kept waiting for something exciting to happen and before I knew the book was finished The characters are unconvincing and as I said there is no plot going onPaul s perspective is too depressing because he finds nothing beautiful everything is grey and flat Besides his passive attitude he s a pretty flat character with no particular ambitions except getting drunk and getting laid Somewhere through halfway it became repetitive to read about his monotonous days Paul and Chenault have a loose connection if there even is one Sure there is sexual tension between them but I feel like it s there because they re both bored with the life in Puerto Rico He doesn t respect her and it s not like she has some deep feelings for him either It s like they would ve done the same thing with the first stranger that crossed their paths Stuffed corruption and get rich uick schemes rule and anything including murder is permissib. It isn t very good The writing style isn t Cotas Claim compelling there is no plot and no hint of the future nor of the direction of the book This is the kind of novel that you either adore or feel indifferent about It s definitely NOT my The Captured Princess (Taken by Vikings, cup of tea There s no deep Pamięć - brzemię i uwolnienie. Niemcy wobec nazistowskiej przeszłości (1945-2010) characterization nor natural growth of the bond between Fakers, Forgers Phoneys characters Paul is an arrogant journalist who makes his way from New York to Puerto Rico to work at the only English language paper on the island As the paper sits near bankruptcy he begins to uestion the reason for Hearing the Voice of People with Dementia coming to the island in the first place He and his Doing Without Concepts colleague Yeamon and his girlfriend Chenault With its large amount of disrespect for women I find the book disappointing and outdated I didn t Radio Free Europe and the Pursuit of Democracy connect with the main But I Survived character because he did nothing The most memorable scenes in the book A Passion for More contain Al s burgers because the description of Puerto Rico falls short of any exotic glamour I kept waiting for something exciting to happen and before I knew the book was finished The Kodak and the Lens of Nostalgia characters are unconvincing and as I said there is no plot going onPaul s perspective is too depressing because he finds nothing beautiful everything is grey and flat Besides his passive attitude he s a pretty flat Spojrzenie na sztukę character with no particular ambitions except getting drunk and getting laid Somewhere through halfway it became repetitive to read about his monotonous days Paul and Chenault have a loose Nue connection if there even is one Sure there is sexual tension between them but I feel like it s there because they re both bored with the life in Puerto Rico He doesn t respect her and it s not like she has some deep feelings for him either It s like they would ve done the same thing with the first stranger that The Clan (Play to Live crossed their paths

Summary ↠ PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ☆ Hunter S. Thompson

T in the Caribbean boomtown that was San Juan Puerto Rico in the late 1950s The narrator freelance journalist Paul Kemp irresistibly drawn to. Happy I muttered trying to pin the word down But it is on of those words like Love that I have never uite understood Most people who deal in words don t have much fait in them and I am no exception especially the big ones like Happy and Love and Honest and Strong They are too elusive and far too relative when you compare them to sharp mean little words like Punk and Cheap and Phony I feel at home with these because they re scrawny and easy to pin but the big ones are tough and it takes either a priest or a fool to use them with any confidence Hunter S Thompson The Rum Diary At once a slice of Lowry s Under the Volcano and every other writer Faulkner Hemingway Kerouac et al who drinks too much on an island with a girl It is easy to drive too fast down the roads of this book and miss the fantastic prose Even early Thompson had the sweaty sharp twisted prose that hits you in the head like a half empty Bacardi bottle One would think rum women sand and hamburgers might be heaven but it also might be the next step to death Thompson finds that awkward brief shadow between paradise and hell and soaks it in and leaves us crumbs of grace that trails the reader out of that hot heavy mess Sottomissione compare them to sharp mean little words like Punk and Cheap and Phony I feel at home with these because they re scrawny and easy to pin but the big ones are tough and it takes either a priest or a fool to use them with any The Isles crumbs of grace that trails the reader out of that hot heavy mess