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Publisher Description

Made into a major motion picture starring Johnny Depp, The Rum Diary—a national bestseller and New York Times Notable Book—is Hunter S. Thompson’s brilliant love story of jealousy, treachery, and violent lust in the Caribbean.

Begun in 1959 by a twenty-two-year-old Hunter S. Thompson, The Rum Diary is a brilliantly tangled love story of jealousy, treachery, and violent alcoholic lust in the Caribbean boomtown that was San Juan, Puerto Rico, in the late 1950s. The narrator, freelance journalist Paul Kemp, irresistibly drawn to a sexy, mysterious woman, is soon thrust into a world where corruption and get-rich-quick schemes rule, and anything (including murder) is permissible. Exuberant and mad, youthful and energetic, this dazzling comedic romp provides a fictional excursion as riveting and outrageous as Thompson’s Fear and Loathing books.

GENRE
Fiction
NARRATOR
CS
Campbell Scott
LENGTH
03:53
hr min
RELEASED
1998
1 November
PUBLISHER
Simon & Schuster Audio
LANGUAGE
EN
English
SIZE
188.8
MB

Customer Reviews

Tattoo Bridson ,

the rum diaries

this is a book by hunter s thompson. not dr thompson or dr gonzo or whatever other personality he later took on, this is a more honest book, if not honest then certainly less jaded, more naive if you like (to use use a more literary term), grounded in a world that no longer exists, a world based more on his true experience than the one later influenced by stimulants. not that that is not the one that has most of us intruiged but, just so you know, not that one. i really like it, i hope you do too.

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