#60 in series

Republican Party Reptile

Book 60 in the series

3.85 based on 722 ratings & 29 reviews on Goodreads.com
Picador

Publication date: 03.11.2016
ISBN: 9781509821556
Number of pages: 0

Synopsis

In the twenty-one pieces collected in this book, P.J. O'Rourke visits the Lebanese civil war and the Marcos election campaign, sees Russia through the bottom of a vodka bottle and examines sundry aspects of Western civilization, such as the great bicycle menace, the history of the last fifteen minutes and 'How to drive fast on drugs while getting your wing-wang squeezed and not spill your drink.'

Originally published in 1987, Republican Party Reptile is the first collection from one of America's most celebrated humorists. Mean, outrageous and always wildly funny, P. J. O'Rourke is a writer and journalist of extraordinary skill.

In the media

The funniest wind-up artist to emerge from America since Hunter S. Thompson
Time Out
He is funny. As with Evelyn Waugh, I can see why he makes me laugh, but I can't see why he makes me laugh so much
The Times
Extremely literate, funny, irreverent and refreshingly unpatriotic . . . these essays are a delight
Daily Telegraph

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