All of Thompson's violence is Great and Terrible, like Wizard of Oz.
THE DAMNED HIGHWAY may be a departure from Keene's usual style, but it's just as enjoyable, if not more so, than the rest of his work.
You would probably expect a book like this to be almost too inside or inaccessible for non-fans of Lovecraft and/or Thompson.
Brian Keene and Nick Mamatas does the near impossible -- on the one hand a devastatingly funny reaction to Nixon's America and on the other a really scary Cthulhu Mythos novel. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Don J. Webb
Nick and Brian channel Hunter S. Thompson like nobody can. With a Eldritch twist! Combining some of the key landmarks in Lovecrafts tales, our hero "Uncle Lono" takes a... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Tracy Loveday
A really awesome idea.. To mix the Cthulhu Mythos w/Gonzo Journalism.. but as the late Dr.Thompson himself said, "To this day, no-one has been able to successfully replicate... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Blair Cordero
I wasn't around then but it was a interesting read none the less. Keep it up guys your doing finePublished 24 months ago by dragon6711
Admittedly, this book is a one-trick pony, but when that trick is "H.P. Lovecraft meets Hunter S. Thompson," is enough of a trick to carry the whole book. Read morePublished on May 4, 2012 by Nathan Shumate
If you love Hunter S, Thompson you will HATE THIS BOOK! These bottom feeders stole the many lines that gave Hunter's books such flavor and pasted them together, draped a dirty... Read morePublished on March 29, 2012 by Karen J. Anderson
While I do enjoy Lovecraftian horror, I've never been a fan of the author. And while I've yet to read a book written by Hunter S. Read morePublished on February 29, 2012 by Wag The Fox
As a fan of both H.P. Lovecraft and Hunter S. Thompson, I never once thought to myself "Now here are two great things that would go great together. Read morePublished on January 14, 2012 by eShu
"The Damned Highway" is a great book for any lover of the absurd, HPL's Cthulhu mythos, or politics. Read morePublished on January 3, 2012 by Eric D. Honaker