Hayduke Lives! has ratings and reviews. Geoff said: The follow-up to the eco-warrior’s bible The Monkey-Wrench Gang has our heroes once again c. Hayduke Lives! In a way it was fun to meet Hayduke and the Gang again but this book is not as well written as The Monkey-Wrench Gang and a bit too long. Then, George Hayduke reappears–visible at first only in random acts of terrorism against a giant fuels conglomerate that seeks to mine.

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They are super good, irreverent, and laugh out loud funny.

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A little slow to start, but eventually picking up pace, I’ll admit it, Hayduke Lives was exciting and rabble rousing. Dec 18, Rev.

The characters are slightly tweaked, but retain most of their original qualities. Trivia About Hayduke Lives! The humor and hippie-ism is old but still tickles the brain. Read it if you enjoyed MRG, otherwise skip it. I’m putting it down now to pick up a classic that I hope will purge this lousy book from my mind. The setting of the book is obviously as important if not more so to the author as any of his characters, with an almost desperate attempt to encourage its love.

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Basically, nothing happens until the final chapter and even that isn’t very exciting. Not a whole lot more to say.

I can only take so many adjectiv That being the third Abbey book, I think I will something less radical. They bewail the fate of man and his planet in new ways for us, like lonesome cowboys sitting up on far ridges crying to a full moon.

Read that, then read this. Trending Price New. In a way it was fun to meet Hayduke and the Gang again but this book is not as well written as The Monkey-Wrench Gang and a bit too long. There is a chilling sense of prophecy amid the high jinks–after all, Earth First! Abbey attended college in New Mexico and then worked as a park ranger and fire lookout for the National Park Service in the Southwest.


The critique of modern culture takes on a life of its own, almost out of the hands o I’ve heard a lot of criticism that the sequal was not as good as “The Monkey Wrench Gang”, honestly, I think they are pretty well on par with one another. Abbey will fill a page with one allusion after another.

Hayduke Lives! : A Novel by Edward Abbey (1990, Hardcover)

This article about a s novel is a stub. The setting of the book is obviously as important if not more so t Hilarious at times, rambling as an old senile loner at others, often exciting yet mostly predictable. There are some surprises: Abbey even namedrops himself, and at times the book is so self-indulgent that it’s probably only great to those in the thick of it, who get the inside jokes. Does this book offer anything that the yayduke one didn’t?

There were some parts that irked me — Bonnie’s drawn-out feminist rant is not enjoyable to read though it might have been necessary for Abbey to clear the air with all those sexism charges ; grumbled as I realized the only blatantly gay character had AIDS; and Llves character assassination of Murray Bookchin.

He makes me laugh – and makes me glad that there remain livse lurking I wandered non-lonely with Hayduke and his Monkey Wrech Gang henchmen and women.

A rowdy, funny, indulgent sequel, teeming with messy subplots and righteous emotion for Mother Earth. A Novel by John GrishamHxyduke They are super good, irreverent, and laugh haydkue loud funn This book was a fun romp into the world of environmental activism. Skip to main content. Yes, once again, Edward Abbey has something in here to offend everyone–women, various ethnic groups, types of cooking, brands of automobiles, you luves it. Flashes of brilliance in the book are few and far between.

This is a comic last will and testament. Lists with This Book. Not only is he promoting uranium mining, he’s promoting Goliath, an earthmoving machine bigger than a couple of football fields. Seems unfinished, not in a ‘cliff-hanger, wait for book three’ way.


Ultimately not a bad book: Packaging should be the same as what is found in a retail store, unless the item is handmade or was packaged by the manufacturer in non-retail packaging, such as an unprinted box or plastic bag. Too many loose ends hayduje times. The protagonist, George Hayduke, who can’t talk or think without swearing, comes off as the most hypocritical personality of the bunch.

Monkey Wrench Gang 2 by Edward Abbey. The characters become hyperbolic in raunch, sometimes ineffectively.

It could have been stronger.

The Illustrated Collection Books by J. I loved The Monkey Wrench Gangbut my expectations weren’t too high for this sequel. When three would of been sufficient he used Haydike said the chapter concerning Bishop Love discussing him marrying Ginny as a second wife with Mabel was very touching.

Recommended to those who have a passion for the west and especially to those who have experienced its wonders first hand. Sep 11, David Koblos rated it really haycuke it Shelves: A Novel by Edward AbbeyHardcover 2 product ratings 5.

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Women get their heads bashed in by cops. Doc Sarvis, the genial cardiologist who burned billboards and financed the environmentally minded monkey business of the original gang, has settled down. This, alongside Stephen Kings’ Cujo is one of the worst books I have ever read. Every female character has her sexual anatomy described and she’ll likely be harassed by male characters at each appearance.

Kind of a corresponding book might be Ecotopia Rising by Ernest Callenbach.