The first rule about fight club is you don't talk about fight club. Chuck palahniuk showed himself to be his generation’s most visionary satirist in this, his first book.
ChokeWhen he’s not pulling this stunt, visits his addled mom, Victor cruises sexual addiction recovery workshops for action, and spends his days working at a colonial theme park. Needing to pay elder care for his mother, Victor has devised an ingenious scam: he pretends to choke on pieces of food while dining in upscale restaurants.
His creator, chuck Palahniuk, is the visionary we need and the satirist we deserve. He then allows himself to be “saved” by fellow patrons who, feeling responsible for Victor’s life, go on to send checks to support him. A hilarious satire involving sex addiction and Alzheimers. Victor mancini, a medical-school dropout, is an antihero for our deranged times.
Invisible Monsters: A NovelA hilarious satire involving sex addiction and Alzheimers. 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 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.
A harrowing, laugh-aloud funny rocket ride of catastrophes…Gutsy, perverse, terse and cunning, Invisible Monsters may emerge as Palahniuk’s strongest book. Greg berkman, seattle timesshe’s a fashion model who has everything: a boyfriend, a career, a loyal best friend. And that salvation hides in the last places you’ll ever want to look.
Fight Club 2 Graphic NovelYou do not want to miss out on this. Comicvine“perfect. Forces of geek“we have a worthy sequel on our hands…. He's back where he started, but this go-round he's got more at stake than his own life. The time has arrived. In the post-9/11 present, a hyperactive, Internet-obsessed, war- and recession-weary America apparently needs Tyler again.
The atlantic“the book is fantastic, my highest recommendation. Excellent work by cameron Stewart and David Mack, and by our awesome friends at Dark Horse Comics. Brian michael bendis“if tyler durden needed a resurgence, and one that makes tyler Durden’s warm nihilistic embrace a welcome draw back into a familiar world of cynicism, violence, there’s no time like the present for his return… Fight Club 2 is a comic that taps back into everything great about the source material, and anarchy.
. Tyler lives, ” and i couldn’t be happier by the prospect of more bedlam. Newsarama“palahniuk is delivering a worthy sequel to his most beloved story. The nerdist“entertaining.
Survivor: A NovelA hilarious satire involving sex addiction and Alzheimers. Brilliantly satiric and savagely funny, Survivor is a wild amphetamine ride through the vagaries of fame and the nature of belief. San francisco chronicletender branson―last surviving member of the Creedish Death Cult―is dictating his life story into the recorder of Flight 2039, cruising on autopilot at 39, 000 feet somewhere over the Pacific Ocean.
. But before it does, branson will unfold the tale of his journey from an obedient Creedish child and humble domestic servant to an ultra-buffed, steroid- and collagen-packed media messiah. He is all alone in the airplane, which will crash shortly into the vast Australian outback.
American PsychoGreat product! The modern classic, jared leto, and reese witherspoon, chloe Sevigny, the basis of a Broadway musical, and major motion picture from Lion's Gate Films starring Christian Bale, and directed by Mary Harron. In american psycho, bret easton Ellis imaginatively explores the incomprehensible depths of madness and captures the insanity of violence in our time or any other.
Young, handsome, and well educated, Bateman earns his fortune on Wall Street by day while spending his nights in ways we cannot begin to fathom. A hilarious satire involving sex addiction and Alzheimers. Expressing his true self through torture and murder, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society could bear to confront.
Patrick bateman moves among the young and trendy in 1980s Manhattan.
Adjustment Day: A NovelGreat product! . Adjustment day’s arrival makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact, and conspiracy theory lurking in the American psyche. Geriatric politicians bring the nation to the brink of a third world war to control the burgeoning population of young males, while working-class men dream of burying the elites.
A hilarious satire involving sex addiction and Alzheimers. An irreverent satirical fantasy about a sudden and violent upheaval. Think tom Robbins channeling Jonathan Swift. David takami, seattle timesadjustment Day is an ingenious darkly comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society.
DamnedTogether they form an odd coalition and march across the unspeakable landscape of Hell--full of used diapers, dandruff, evil historical figures, WiFi blackout spots, and one horrific call center--to confront the Devil himself. Irreverent and hugely entertaining. Npr from the bestselling author of Fight Club comes a dark and brilliant satire about adolescence, Hell, and the Devil.
. Madison is the thirteen-year-old daughter of a narcissistic film star and a billionaire. A hilarious satire involving sex addiction and Alzheimers. Then she's waking up in Hell. Anchor Books. Abandoned at her swiss boarding school over Christmas, she dies over the holiday, presumably of a marijuana overdose. Great product!
Literally. Madison soon finds that she shares a cell with a motley crew of young sinners: a cheerleader, a nerd, and a punk rocker, united by their doomed fate, a jock, like an afterschool detention for the damned. The last thing she remembers is getting into a town car and falling asleep. As gleefully, vividly, hilariously obscene as you'd expect.
Make Something Up: Stories You Can't UnreadA hilarious satire involving sex addiction and Alzheimers. Anchor Books. And in other stories, knock, the absurdity of both life and death are on full display: in "zombies, " a son hopes to tell one last off-color joke to a father in his final moments; and in "Tunnel of Love, " the best and brightest of a high school prep school become tragically addicted to the latest drug craze—electric shocks from cardiac defibrillators; in "Knock, " a massage therapist runs the curious practice of providing "relief" to dying clients.
Funny, bizarre, caustic, poignant, these stories represent everything readers have come to love and expect from Chuck Palahniuk. Chuck palahniuk, gives us twenty-one stories and one novella in Make Something Up, literature's favorite transgressive author, a compilation that disturbs and delights in equal measure.
In "expedition, " fans will be thrilled to find to see a side of Tyler Durden never seen before in a precursor story to Fight Club. You'll never forget them. Just try. Great product! Anchor Books.
Fight Club singleA hilarious satire involving sex addiction and Alzheimers. Anchor Books. Anchor Books. Great product! A ticking time bomb insomniac and a slippery soap salesman channel primary male aggression into a shocking new therapy. Fight Club.
A Clockwork OrangeAnchor Books. Fight Club. Great product! Anchor Books. Dazzling and transgressive, A Clockwork Orange is a frightening fable about good and evil and the meaning of human freedom. This edition includes the controversial last chapter not published in the first edition, and Burgess’s introduction, “A Clockwork Orange Resucked.
6 illustrations A hilarious satire involving sex addiction and Alzheimers. A brilliant novel. A savage satire on the distortions of the single and collective minds. New york timesin anthony burgess’s influential nightmare vision of the future, where the criminals take over after dark, the story is told by the central character, Alex, a teen who talks in a fantastically inventive slang that evocatively renders his and his friends’ intense reaction against their society.