It is sad when a person who was so lively and influential decides it is time to leave this planet.
I am a really big fan of HST and pretty much have every book and even a few older Rolling Stones that contain his stories.
Now for some book coments
His last series of books - "The Proud Highway" and "Fear and Loathing in America" are collections of his correspondence to various people. They are really interesting to read, especially as a fan because you can see the thought process and development of the stories he was writing at the time. The letters provide insight into his personal relationships and thought process of his writing.
Of his classics, I think "Hell's Angels" was his most interesting, it is well written and tells an interesting story focussing on people and providing details into a life that most will never know.
Guess my hope to get a signed copy of a book off of ebay is going to have to be put aside for awhile.
What is your favouritte book by the Dr. and why?