I always find Palahniuk's style very easy to read. I love that he puts in just the right amount of description to understand what's going on. I can't stand books that describe EVERY little detail. I thought counting the page and chapter numbers backward was very creative and relevant. While reading I kept expecting some huge twist like all of his other books I have read, only to find none. The beginning of the book states how it will end. I am not sure if I am disappointed or not. I … more
SURVIVOR is a masterful look at contemporary culture. Much like FIGHT CLUB, SURVIVOR shows the degeneration of our society. This story is the autobiography of Tender Branson, the supposed last remaining member of a cultish religion who becomes a media icon and an idol in contemporary America. The entire story follows the pattern of much of cable television these days. Disappointingly enough, Tender Branson is everything that pop-culture wants us to be. He is the perfect transgression of a multitude … more
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