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5.0 out of 5 stars Strange story, yet an excellent one!, 10 Aug. 2012
This review is from: Invisible Monsters Remix (Paperback)
The first book of Palahniuk that I read was "Survivor". I am from Greece so I read it translated in greek. Maybe that was my mistake. I hate it, it was really boring.
So I was quite reluctant to buy another Palahniuk book. But I 've read so many good reviews about "Invisible Monsters" that I decided to give it a try. In English this time...

I was in one word thrilled! I couldn't put the book down but on the other hand I didn't want it to end. An excellent book, a unique story, narrated in a great way. The "back and forth" way of telling the story, the "jump to where" Palahniuk's technique is really something. This way you don't know where the story ends. You keep reading chapters, jumping from the beginning to the end of the book and you have no clue where or how the story will end. And a word of advice. The author tells you to mark with an X all the pages that you 've read in order not to miss one. He says that he wishes you will be lost and confused. Believe me, he means it!

About the story now. This book is all about beauty and how people treat beautiful and ugly people. How vain extremely beautiful people behave and being treated. It's all about making a new start out of a disaster. Palahniuk's plot is strange and full of surprises. You think you know what happened but you don't. And when you say "oooh now I got it! This is what happened!", probably you are wrong again...

To cut a long story short: A highly recommended book! A strange story, a unique narration, a surprisingly good book!
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Initial post: 23 Oct 2013 17:19:46 BDT
B. T. Taylor says:
I love this book so much, and I am a massive fan of Palahniuk's books, but I have to say, Survivor was not one of his finest books. I'm glad you gave him another chance though!
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