Buster “Rant” Casey just may be the most efficient serial killer of our time. A high school rebel, Rant Casey escapes from his small town home for the big city where he becomes the leader of an urban demolition derby called Party Crashing. Rant Casey will die a spectacular highway death, after... show more
Buster “Rant” Casey just may be the most efficient serial killer of our time. A high school rebel, Rant Casey escapes from his small town home for the big city where he becomes the leader of an urban demolition derby called Party Crashing. Rant Casey will die a spectacular highway death, after which his friends gather the testimony needed to build an oral history of his short, violent life. With hilarity, horror, and blazing insight, Rant is a mind-bending vision of the future, as only Chuck Palahniuk could ever imagine.
Publish date: May 6th 2008
Pages no: 319
Edition language: English
, Science Fiction
, Time Travel
The concept is kind of interesting. Rant has more friends after death than he ever had when he was alive. That's so true. People pretend to know persons after they died. Yet they never even remember to call or make any kind of contact with such persons when they were alive. The rant is a bit o...
It's not everyday you read a book about rabies, the origins of God, time travel, and bumper cars. Seeing that this is a Chuck Palahniuk book, I shouldn't be surprised that this novel hops barriers and barrels through genres without a single fuck given for your comfort or confusion level. Buster "Ran...
As usual, Palahniuk delivers some truly strange and twisted characters and plot lines. Tooth Fairies, Egyptian tomb bats, spider bite boners, rare coins, droolers and Easter eggs. This one is a tale of Rant Casey, told thru multiple personal stories from his friends and acquaintances. Odd and engagi...
Thank goodness I borrowed it from library. Thank goodness I never waste any money to buy this. Because why, this book bored me to hell and for the second time in my life, I couldn't finish a book. Or else, I will throw a massive hissy fit and claw any unlucky soul's face.
30 pages in and I was annoyed. It's not that the over-the-top descriptions of the perverse or the grotesque grossed me out or shocked me, it's that Chuck P was trying to shock me. Seriously man, just tell me a good story. I don't care about the gimmicks.