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19 November 2013
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It would be impossible to write a dull book about Dennis Hopper, the orgy-loving, acid-gulping star who was once arrested for wanking against a tree in the Mexican desert. Nonetheless, Tom Folsom’s book comes perilously close, straining for Hunter S. Thompson gonzo-ness and stuffed with gassy purple prose (“Lightning flashed blue like veins on a giant’s temple”).

Reviewed by Nick De Semlyen

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