Chuck Palahniuk Biography

This Biography consists of approximately 13 pages of information about the life of Chuck Palahniuk.
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"Chuck Palahniuk, with his thumb-in-your eye themes--fear, chaos, environmental ruin, the rhinestone artifice of the average human's soul--is the kind of wondrously pointed writer you dread reading," observed Gillian Flynn in Entertainment Weekly. Time magazine contributor Richard Lacayo noted that "dark riffing on modernity is the reason people read Palahniuk. His books are not so much novels as jagged fables, cautionary tales about the creeping peril presented by almost everything." And William Leith, writing in England's Telegraph Online, commented that Palahniuk's novels "are nihilistic, modern and full of weird, fascinating ideas." Leith went on to list topics the Oregon author deals with: "He likes necrophilia, overeating, mass murder, the media, cryogenics, rage and sexual perversions. Each book is stranger and more sinister than the last." Palahniuk began his writing career with the apocalyptic novel Fight Club, which became a cult classic and the basis of the 1999 Hollywood film...

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