Tom Wolfe RIP

Discussion in 'books, films, TV, radio & writing' started by planetgeli, May 15, 2018.

  1. planetgeli

    planetgeli There's no future in England's dreaming

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  2. Maggot

    Maggot The Cake of Liberty

    RIP :(

    Loved Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test when I read it in the 80s. Bonfire of the Vanities is on my long list of books I want to read.
     
  3. krtek a houby

    krtek a houby The end is meh

    I only saw the dreadful film of Bonfire. Would like to read The Right Stuff, loved the film
     
  4. Mrs Miggins

    Mrs Miggins FFS can I just have some peace??

    :(:(
    Love Tom Wolfe.
    I think I have read both the Bonfire of the Vanities and The Right Stuff at least 3 times each and I don't usually reread books. I just love those books so bloody much.
     
  5. Mrs Miggins

    Mrs Miggins FFS can I just have some peace??

    I don't think the film of Bonfire is all that bad but the book is so massive, it would be better as a series. A single film could never do it justice. And it's got Tom Hanks in it. And I confess to loving Tom Hanks ;)
     
  6. marty21

    marty21 One on one? You're crazy.

    RIP :( Enjoyed his writing.
     
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  7. Pickman's model

    Pickman's model Every man and every woman is a star

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