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O'Rourke's flip, sarcastic style isn't for everyone, of course; the concept that anyone could find sightseeing in the Beirut or El Salvador of the 1980s fun might prove offensive to more than a few readers right off the bat. But love him or hate him, P. J. O'Rourke knows how to tell a good story, and if you like your travel writing laced with more than a little cynicism, Holidays in Hell could be just the book you've been looking for. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Good book. I enjoyed reading it. I've been to some of the places he describes and am thankful my adventures were better (i.e., less exciting) than his. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Jsmith
Whee! If I were inclined to travel to any of the places the author has gone to; I hope I would have his matchless sense of humor. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Virginia V. Simpson
I read Holidays in Hell back in the 1980s when I was a kid, over and over again. I loved the style and was smitten by O'Rourke's narrator persona. Read morePublished 9 months ago by Amazon Customer
A compilation of observations made when the author was a news journalist travelling through different, mostly uncomfortable, parts of the world. Read morePublished 10 months ago by Alvin Dix