The story involves a journalist named Paul Kemp who, in the 1950s, moves from New York to work for a major newspaper, The Daily News, in San Juan, Puerto Rico and encompasses a tangled love story involving jealousy, treachery and violent alcoholic lust among the Americans who staff the newspaper.
The Rum Diary is an early novel by American writer Hunter S. Thompson.
WHAT TO EXPECT:
- You’ll never want to leave.
- You will want to go to the Caribbean and do nothing but drink rum for a few months.
- An interesting journey.