Raoul Duke

Raoul Duke is the fictional character and antihero based on Hunter S. Thompson in his autobiographical novel Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. The book was originally written under the name Raoul Duke.

Read more about Raoul Duke:  In Thompson's Writings, Portrayals in Other Media, Homages

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Hunter S. Thompson - Legacy - Persona
... when portraying himself in his writing as well, sometimes using the name Raoul Duke as an author surrogate whom he generally described as a callous, erratic, self-destructive journalist who ... Thompson, and his "alter-ego" Raoul Duke called himself a "doctor of journalism" ... Fields besides "Raoul Duke", Thompson also toyed with the idea of taking the names "Jefferson Rank", "Gene Skinner", and "Sebastian Owl" for various purposes literary and non-literary, naming his "compound" in Woody ...
Raoul Duke - Homages
... Garry Trudeau's Doonesbury character Uncle Duke is based on Thompson's Raoul Duke ... the Doonsbury character is usually referred to only as "Duke", various other names for him have appeared over the years, including having the first name "Raoul" ...

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