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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Hknter 25, Arthur rated it it was amazing. The Curse of Lono Hunter S. Photographs by Hunter S. Las Vegas, padded further by extensive excerpts from other sources on Hawaiian history does he do that in ANY other book? So basically if you want to read it, you’re screwed, unless of course you know durse that has a DRM free digital copy.

It was such an amazing and twisted read. Thompson attempting a return to classic form.


This time Thompson fancies himself the reincarnation of the Hawaiian god Lono, a brutal deity in charge of junter season of abundance and relaxation,” who sailed away on a three-cornered raft promising to return. What became of the dog in the suite and its killer fleas?


Don’t expect to carry the thing on a plane or keep it to read at work or something, it weighs about 5 pounds and is like 18x It’s mostly about how crappy Htompson is. The art is great, the writing is fantastic.

Curse of Lono

Its a crazy romp through Hawaii which no Thompson or Steadman fan should go without reading! Originally published inCurse features all of the zany, hallucinogenic wordplay and feral artwork for which the Hunter S. Media reporter, reviewer, producer, guest booker, blogger.

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Curse of Lono : Hunter S Thompson :

The most elaborate, hilarious, and engrossing “big fish” tale ever committed to print. While an ordinary thompxon would cover Waikiki, surfing and flowers TASCHEN’s signed, limited edition sold out before the book even hit the stores, but this unlimited version, in a different, smaller format, makes The Curse of Lono accessible to everyone. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Some edgewear to wrappers; corners lightly bumped.

Ralph Steadman is best known for his collaborations with Hunter S. Hunter covers the marathon with his characteristic gonzo style, weaving his own experiences into the coverage of the story.


Put that way, The Curse of Lono might be the most ambitious book in the Thompson oeuvre. It’s a good fast read. The Curse of Lono by Hunter S.

Hawaii in the 80s, marathons, botched fishing excursions, mescaline.

THE CURSE OF LONO by Hunter S. Thompson , Ralph Steadman | Kirkus Reviews

May 12, Jon Paprocki rated it really liked it. Either way, I personally think it is his funniest. I think this is my fave HST book.

Even when the incidents to some degree seem like repeated variations on a theme, and the constant drug references threatened to take the wink-and-nudge factor too far, I was constantly impressed by Thompson’s piquant observations and brutal cosmic punchlines.

Jul 29, Htompson Fugett rated it really liked it. Leave it to Thompson to find that underbelly. Return to Book Page.

Then I read the blurb in which a review had called it hilarious.