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Them: Adventures with Extremists Jon Ronson

Them: Adventures with Extremists By Jon Ronson

Them: Adventures with Extremists by Jon Ronson


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A Sunday Times bestseller and the book that launched Jon Ronson's inimitable career.

Them: Adventures with Extremists Summary

Them: Adventures with Extremists by Jon Ronson

With an introduction by Russell Brand.

What if a tiny, shadow elite rule the world from a secret room?

My worryingly paradoxical thought process could be summarized thus: Thank God I don't believe in the secret rulers of the world. Imagine what the secret rulers of the world might do to me if I did.

What if a tiny, shadow elite rule the world from a secret room? In Them Jon Ronson sets out to find this room, with the help of the extremists - Islamic fundamentalists, neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klansmen - that believe in it. Along the way, he is chased by men in dark glasses, unmasked as a Jew in the middle of a Jihad training camp, and witnesses international CEOs and politicians participate in a bizarre pagan ritual in the forests of northern California.

A Sunday Times bestseller and the book that launched Jon Ronson's inimitable career, Them is an eye-opening, outrageously funny exploration of extremism, which makes both author and reader think twice about the looking-glass world of 'us' and 'them' . . .

Them: Adventures with Extremists Reviews

This book is chilling and hilarious by turns. Ronson's trademark laid-back attitude is a delight. * Independent *
A funny and compulsively readable picaresque adventure through a paranoid shadow world. -- Louis Theroux * Guardian *
A funny, superbly controlled account of Ronson's wanderings through the wonderland of fanaticism and delusion . . . The result is high comedy * New Statesman *
Often entertaining, more often disturbing . . . Ronson has gotten closer to these people than any journalist I can think of * New York Times *
The strength of Ronson's book is that it reminds us not only that extremists are weird but also that their fantasies take sustenance from the real world * Sunday Telegraph *

About Jon Ronson

Jon Ronson is an award-winning nonfiction writer and documentary maker. He is the author of four bestsellers, Them: Adventures with Extremists, The Men Who Stare at Goats, The Psychopath Test and Lost at Sea: The Jon Ronson Mysteries, and two collections, Out of the Ordinary: True Tales of Everyday Craziness and What I Do: More True Tales of Everyday Craziness. His latest book is the short story Frank: The True Story that Inspired the Movie. His first fictional screenplay, Frank, co-written with Peter Straughan, has been directed by Lenny Abrahamson and stars Michael Fassbender. He lives in London and New York City.

Additional information

GOR006681760
9781447275466
1447275462
Them: Adventures with Extremists by Jon Ronson
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pan Macmillan
2015-01-01
352
N/A
Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual binding, cover or edition may vary.
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