Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas is Hunter S. Thompson's ether-fuelled, savage journey to the heart of the American Dream. As knights of old buckled on armour, so Thompson enters Las Vegas armed with a veritable arsenal of 'heinous chemicals'.
His perilous, drug-enhanced confrontations with casino operators, bartenders, police officers and assorted representatives of the Silent Majority have a hallucinatory humour and nightmare terror never before seen on the page.
'A scorching sensation.' TOM WOLFE '...this is a very funny, dark, dazzlingly written book.' THE GUARDIAN