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Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group, Sep 14, 2004 - Fiction - 260 pages
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Misty Wilmot has had it. Once a promising young artist, she’s now stuck on an island ruined by tourism, drinking too much and working as a waitress in a hotel. Her husband, a contractor, is in a coma after a suicide attempt, but that doesn’t stop his clients from threatening Misty with lawsuits over a series of vile messages they’ve found on the walls of houses he remodeled.

Suddenly, though, Misty finds her artistic talent returning as she begins a period of compulsive painting. Inspired but confused by this burst of creativity, she soon finds herself a pawn in a larger conspiracy that threatens to cost hundreds of lives. What unfolds is a dark, hilarious story from America’s most inventive nihilist, and Palahniuk’s most impressive work to date.

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Twisted plot that I really enjoyed. Three stars for the short repetitive phrases that began as fun and quickly became annoying. Read full review

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I found this in a so-called open library. A public bookshelf where you can give or take books for free. As I read, I kept noticing little dots or lines penciled in beside the text. I got to wondering ... Read full review

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Chuck Palahniuk’s novels are the bestselling Lullaby and Fight Club (which was made into a film by director David Fincher), Survivor, Invisible Monsters, and Choke. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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