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  - thebookmagpie - LibraryThing

Felt way more pretentious than the film, which I loved. I dunno, it's probably not aimed at me, but I didn't feel like I got anything out of this that I didn't get out of watching the film. Read full review

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User Review  - mirikayla - LibraryThing

Made it a little over halfway. Couldn't take it anymore. It occurred to me later that I should try reading instead of listening, so I might do that in the future. Read full review

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Chuck Palahniuk is the author of the best-selling novels Fight Club, Survivor, Lullaby, Diary, Rant, Damned, and many other works of fiction. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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