Fight Club: A Novel

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W. W. Norton & Company, Oct 17, 2005 - Fiction - 224 pages
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The first rule about fight club is you don't talk about fight club.

In his debut novel, Chuck Palahniuk showed himself to be his generation's most visionary satirist. Fight Club's estranged narrator leaves his lackluster job when he comes under the thrall of Tyler Durden, an enigmatic young man who holds secret boxing matches in the basement of bars. There two men fight "as long as they have to." A gloriously original work that exposes what is at the core of our modern world.

 

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User Review  - TheDivineOomba - LibraryThing

So I finally read Fight Club. Its an okay book, but rather pretentious. The ending was a surprise (I hadn't seen the movie), but with unlikable characters, over the top the plot, and a rather ... Read full review

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User Review  - bucketofrhymes - LibraryThing

I don't know what I was expecting (or how I could possibly be surprised by Fight Club given how much it's referenced in popular culture today) but... I was surprised by Fight Club. It's a compelling ... Read full review

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Chuck Palahniuk is the best-selling author of fourteen fictional works, including Fight Club, Invisible Monsters, Survivor, Choke, Lullaby, Diary, Haunted, Rant, Pygmy, Tell-All, Damned, Doomed, Beautiful You and, most recently, Make Something Up. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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