Invisible Monsters: A Novel

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W. W. Norton, Sep 17, 1999 - Fiction - 304 pages
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Love, betrayal, petty larceny, and high fashion fuel this deliciously comic novel from the author of Fight Club.

She's a fashion model who has everything: a boyfriend, a career, a loyal best friend. But when a sudden freeway "accident" leaves her disfigured and incapable of speech, she goes from being the beautiful center of attention to being an invisible monster, so hideous that no one will acknowledge that she exists. Enter Brandy Alexander, Queen Supreme, one operation away from becoming a real woman, who will teach her that reinventing yourself means erasing your past and making up something better. And that salvation hides in the last places you'll ever want to look.

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User Review  - Kiddboyblue - LibraryThing

I pride myself on usually being able to see twists and turns coming in novels ahead of the reveal. This was not the case with Invisible Monsters. This novel was so utterly unique and brilliant, and I ... Read full review

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User Review  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

Reminded me a bit of Bret Easton Ellis. But better. It's about a young woman (a cut-rate model) who has half her face blown off by a gunshot. In the hospital, she meets a glamorously beautiful drag ... Read full review

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About the author (1999)

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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