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Fight Club
by Chuck Palahniuk

Overall: 9
Readability: 8
Intelligence: 8

The first rule of Fight Club is don't talk about Fight Club. You may have seen the brilliant film adaptation of this novel, but let me tell you, the book is even more crazy. Its about a man who discovers that his life cannot be pacified by consumer culture. I'd say more, but the second rule of Fight Club is you don't talk about Fight Club. The novel is excellently written in an unconventional narrative style that propels the reader into a chaotic world of anarchy and soap. Thats right, soap. It is surprisingly dense considering its short (241 pages) length and it keeps the reader's attention by blending suspense, a very healthy dose of humor, and various household recipes for mischief. A very entertaining work with lots of surprises.

Fight Club: My review of the movie.
Chuck Palahniuk's Official Homepage Buy it here!

Page 12 - Narrarator: "I know this because Tyler knows this."
Page 29 - Narrarator: "This is your life, and its ending one minute at a time."
Page 44 - Narrarator: "Then you're trapped in your lovely nest, and the things you used to own, now they own you."

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