"A billion husbands are about to be replaced." From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes a novel about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of female pleasure. Sisters will be doing it for themselves. And doing it. And doing it. And... show more
"A billion husbands are about to be replaced." From the author of Fight Club, the classic portrait of the damaged contemporary male psyche, now comes a novel about the apocalyptic marketing possibilities of female pleasure. Sisters will be doing it for themselves. And doing it. And doing it. And doing it some more. . . Penny Harrigan is a low level associate in a big Manha
Publisher: Doubleday Canada
Pages no: 256
Edition language: English
So . . . I didn’t like this one. Chuck Palahniuk is a hit-or-miss author for me. Some of his books are amazing. They’re funny, and clever, and slightly offensive, and the social satire is on-point. Beautiful You is mostly just silly. I knew that this book didn’t have the greatest reviews before I ...
Probably my favourite Chuck book so far, which probably makes me a very very bad person!If a movie was made that mirrored the book perfectly you would never watch it with either your parents or your children. The book begins with a rape (a rape in which only the victim is physically present by the w...
It's about the halfway point of the novel and the heroine, Penny, walks through New York - a city riddled with abandoned children and hapless men trying to find their missing wives. All women but her have succumbed to a strange addiction to sex toys and, as it will be revealed later, are being compe...
Disclaimer: I received this from LibraryThing for free in exchange for an honest review. Also, this is a review of the audiobook version and I have not read it in print. I honestly don't even know where to begin. It's genuinely weird and gross - but any fan of Palahniuk could've told you to expect...
I'd seen Fight Club, so I was prepared for something absurd and provocative. This book however, turned out to be ridiculous and actually quite boring. It starts as Fifty Shades of Rip-off (I haven't read the books, but know the story well enough to see the similarities) with grey mouse and not-yet...
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