Every weekend, in basements and parking lots across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off their shoes and ...Show synopsisEvery weekend, in basements and parking lots across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded for as long as they have to. Then they go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything. Fight Club is the invention of Tyler Durden, projectionist, waiter and dark, anarchic genius. And it's only the beginning of his plans for revenge on a world where cancer support groups have the corner on human warmth.Hide synopsis
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I see we're all violating rules 1 and 2 on Fight Club ;-) . Not a book for everybody. It's a dark but thrilling look at the societal cocoon we've created that trades true living for a continuous yet ultimately unsatisfying dose of short-term pleasure and risk-aversion. I think this was Palahniuk's first novel, and he'll suck you in quickly and have you tearing down the highway at 180 mph in no time. If you can get past the nihilism, you'll find yourself thinking about where you stand on this and what your response is.
This is a must read for everyone. After not reading for most of my teens, this book inspired me to pick up a book instead of flipping through tv channels. The book is about how main character, Jack, becomes friends with the erratic Tyler Durden. Tyler leads jack from his life of normality, to a life of action and lunacy. Following this life, Jack learns the disturbed truth of who Tyler Durden really is. This book will keep you reading to the end. The one thing you should keep on your mind while reading is, Who is Tyler Durden?
I love this book. Palahniuk has a very interesting writing style, one based on few descriptions and many actions. This drives the book through the reader's head at a very fast pace, which fits the story perfectly. Don't read this book if you are averse to sexual or violent descriptions, or are a huge proponent of consumerist-materialist culture. If you're trying to get started with this author, this is a good place to start.
I LOVE this book...and that's after reading upon completion of the movie, which isn't usually the case! Chuck Palahniuk manages to capture the ideals of a generation of so many of us who've been lied to by television, etc...this book will make you think, and challenge you on so many different levels. Highly recommended!
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