The Wild Highway

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Creation, 2005 - Fiction - 412 pages
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Bill Drummond and Mark Manning's first trip together, to the North Pole, resulted in the classic book Bad Wisdom. Their second trip was to Zaire, a jungle hell on the verge of bloody civil war, where they travelled up-river in search of the ghost of Conrad's Kurtz. With trusty adjutant Gimpo, they underwent all manner of adventures and ordeals before finally fleeing the country the very day before rebels blew up the only international airstrip.

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User Review  - Chris - Goodreads

Kind of like Bad Wisdom but a lot longer and with a little bit of extra effort put into the disturbing bits. I sure hope there really is a third book. Read full review


PART ONE THEY RAPE NUNS HERE Chapter 1 The Bumming OfGimpo
They Rape Nuns Here
The Strange Man In The Disturbing White BellBottoms

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About the author (2005)

Founder of Food Records and former manager of Echo And The Bunnymen, Bill Drummond formed the KLF in 1989 and scored number one hits worldwide. After subsequent bands Justified Ancients of Mu-mu and K Foundation ceased operating, Drummond burned one million pounds of his own money in an art performance and embarked on a new career as explorer and writer.

Mark Manning founded legendary rock group ZODIAC MINDWARP & THE LOVE REACTION in 1985, and scored number 1 hits worldwide with the single PRIME MOVER. Manning took up writing in 1992, and his first book with Bill Drummond, BAD WISDOM, was published by Penguin in 1996. He continues to write and perform with the Love Reaction and has exhibited his art in London.

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