Who I need is somebody that will eat up all my free time, my ego, my attention. And that's not a real person; it's a caricature. It was old and inflammatory, and I just don't want to talk about Chuck Palahniuk in It's just ridiculous in a way that he's trying to sell to the audience as secret facts.
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Even Victor can't understand, "It's pathetic how we can't live with the things we can't understand. And loved their stories! I think the brilliance in Palahniuk's books is that while the prose is rather simple, often vulgar and incredibly witty, dictating and insane pace he is still able to craft a meaningful story with nicely fleshed out characters.
Otherwise, do what I probably should have done, and let your first Palahniuk book come with a different title. Want to Read saving…. Choke is a dark, witty and intelligent work of genius.
Observer review: Choke by Chuck Palahniuk | Books | The Guardian
chooke Just take a look around goodreads. This book makes you take a look at your life and in an odd way I felt inspired. This is more of a character study of an addict, and addict who knows that things should be different but rejects and rebels against society to the point that he cannot even comprehend a healthy existence.
It is clear that he knows that his life is pathetic and his future is going to be devoid of true happiness should he continue on his current path. The notion of any one mother having as many quirky ticks as his did wasn't a sell.
To turn the mores and expectations of society on their ears? What would Jesus NOT do? And that's how I feel about Choke. Chuck Palahnkiuk 'Choke' Q If you like it, you're an idiot who's "If you're going to read this, don't bother. Sep 15, Lily S.
Nothing in half measures. E la rendono completa: I remember knowing someone who once told me about a conversation she was having with a friend.
To review a book that's starts with this: A dozen hands go up, and I tell them, "Ask your teacher.
This is the world of sexual compulsives. He spends his nights rotating between attending sex addicts anonymous and faking his own untimely demise by choking in high-end restaurants. View all 6 comments. View all 5 comments. Let me know what you think. Also, great writing of course.
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If it could be read as a chhuck of events that are all interesting in and of themselves, Choke would be his best book, a hilarious and compelling series of slice-o-life narrative and takes you to your own backyard and points dramatically at the insects that live beneath the nearby rocks or, in this case, inside hcoke full of beer.
I really enjoyed Victor's relationship with Denny. When I first saw Fight Club, it blew me away.
The money is for Victor's mum: And I challenge all of choje to read the story of "Guts". Like facebook for the literate.
I most enjoyed the part where cuuck are beginning to fill the house and one character mentions that it feels as though they are living in the bottom portion of an hourglass; I believe this is an important commentary about hoarding in America and the American perception of possessions. View all 19 comments.