Discussion in 'books, films, TV, radio & writing' started by planetgeli, May 15, 2018.
US author Tom Wolfe dies aged 88
Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test was a good read.
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.
I only saw the dreadful film of Bonfire. Would like to read The Right Stuff, loved the film
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.
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
RIP Enjoyed his writing.
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