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Author Palahniuk's Book Reviews

Choke
This book is about a man who chokes hinmself in public places to get attention from strangers. These strangers help save his life and continue, out of love and a feeling of responsibility for him, to give him money and support later on in the future. He finds himself struggling with his ill mother and trying to cope with the choices that he makes in his life. ...
Fight Club
Fight Club centers on a nameless narrator whose job it is to determine whether or not recalls are necassary for a major car manufacturer. He's generally unhappy with his life, and with how consumerism has forced him to be exactly like everyone else. His body responds to his mental (maybe spiritual) anguish by inflicting him with a severe case of insomnia, which he discovers he can treat by attending support groups for various fatal/life-changing illn...
Haunted
A handful of aspiring writers see the same advertisement: that promises, if one chooses to engage in a "retreat," the facilities to work on the stories that these writers have been waiting to finish, but for whatever reason haven't. The different writers are simultaneously wildly diverse and incredibly mysterious; however, the mystery does not last long. These writers are brought by bus to an old theatre and locked inside by an elderly man in a whe...
Invisible Monsters
Invisible Monsters details the life of the model Shannon McFarland, who loses her jaw after a stray bullet strikes it off. Almost immediatley, she loses her career as a model, and after looking at her disfigured face, her fiance quickly calls off the engagement. Her life becomes chaotic and pointless until one day she runs into the attractive Brandy Alexander, a would-be transsexual who is one step away from becoming a woman. Brandy instantly la...

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Lullaby
Lullabye is quite simply about the power of sound. Investigative reporter Carl Streator discovers a poem out of Africa that has the power to make you sleep...forever. This culling song as it is called is in a children's book and now Streator must race to try and destroy all copies before it falls into the wrong hands....
Survivor
Tender Branson, the last surviving member of a religious cult, chronicles his entire life story as he is set to plummet to his death aboard a jet liner. He relives his childhood, his dull jobs cleaning rich people's houses, and how he came to be the pseudo-savior the world was looking for. ...


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