Fight Club

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1996 - Fiction - 208 pages
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Every weekend, in the basements and parking lots of bars across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded just as long as they have to. Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything. Fight club is the invention of Tyler Durden, projectionist, waiter, and dark, anarchic genius, and it's only the beginning of his plans for revenge on a world where cancer support groups have the corner on human warmth. As the narrator of Fight Club puts it: "If people thought you were dying, they gave you their full attention". Where does Tyler Durden come from? Why do his violent schemes so capture the troubled, insomniac narrator? What events bring them to the roof of the world's tallest building, wired to explode in ten minutes? What will the end of the millennium feel like? Readers of Chuck Palahniuk's brilliantly apocalyptic and unnerving first novel are going to find out.

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Amazing. The prose is brilliant, the plot is epic. - Goodreads
The writing was annoying and gimmicky, the plot worse. - Goodreads
I appreciate the fast paced, easy to read flow. - Goodreads
Don't be overly disappointed by the ending. - Goodreads
Such a fun, exciting, page turner. - Goodreads
Chuck is one of the best at storytelling. - weRead

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User Review  - Michael Waehner - Goodreads

I had big problems with this one. Let me try to parse them out. This has been on my to-read list for a long time because so many people have told me that it's good, and that it isn't all machismo and ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alan Willinger - Goodreads

Fight Club details the events of a character that has serious inner conflicts. The narrator, whose name is never mentioned in the book, is the main character. He has little motivation in life and ... Read full review

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About the author (1996)

Chuck Palahniuk was born in Pasco, Washington on February 21, 1962. He received a BA in journalism from the University of Oregon in 1986. Before becoming a full-time author, he worked as a journalist and as a diesel mechanic. He has written numerous books including Survivor, Invisible Monsters, Lullaby, Rant, Stranger than Fiction, Tell-All, Damned, and Doomed. His book Fight Club was made into a film by director David Fincher and his book Choke was made into a film by director Clark Gregg.

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