Hunter S. Thompson is incomparably the most celebrated exponent of the New Journalism. His books include Hell's Angels, Fear and Loathing on the Campaign Trail '72 and Generation of Swine.Ralph Steadman is one of Britain's best-known cartoonists and illustrators. His books include I, Leonardo and the bestselling illustrated Animal Farm.
'A classic of our time' Cormac McCarthy
'Peers into the best and worst mysteries of the American heart' Rolling Stone
'There are only two adjectives writers care about..."brilliant" and "outrageous". Hunter Thompson has a freehold on both of them. Fear and Loathing is a scorching epochal sensation.' Tom Wolfe
'What goes on in these pages makes Lenny Bruce seem angelic... the whole book boils down to a mad, corrosive prose poetry that picks up where Norman Mailer's An American Dream left off and explores what Tom Wolfe left out' New York Times