Haunted

Haunted Haunted By Chuck Palahniuk Is A Novel Made Up Of Stories Twenty Three Of Them, To Be Precise Twenty Three Of The Most Horrifying, Hilarious, Mind Blowing, Stomach Churning Tales You Ll Ever Encounter Sometimes All At Once They Are Told By People Who Have Answered An Ad Headlined Writers Retreat Abandon Your Life For Three Months, And Who Are Led To Believe That Here They Will Leave Behind All The Distractions Of Real Life That Are Keeping Them From Creating The Masterpiece That Is In Them But Here Turns Out To Be A Cavernous And Ornate Old Theater Where They Are Utterly Isolated From The Outside World And Where Heat And Power And, Most Important, Food Are In Increasingly Short Supply And The Desperate The Circumstances Become, The Extreme The Stories They Tell And The Devious Their Machinations Become To Make Themselves The Hero Of The Inevitable Play Movie Nonfiction Blockbuster That Will Surely Be Made From Their Plight Haunted Is On One Level A Satire Of Reality Television The Real World Meets Alive It Draws From A Great Literary Tradition The Canterbury Tales, The Decameron, The English Storytellers In The Villa Diodati Who Produced, Among Other Works, Frankenstein To Tell An Utterly Contemporary Tale Of People Desperate That Their Story Be Told At Any Cost Appallingly Entertaining, Haunted Is Chuck Palahniuk At His Finest Which Means His Most Extreme And His Most Provocative. I m only on p 75 of this thing and I m about to hurl it at the wall What is it supposed to beDoes this guy really think these lame parodies are funny This is from the section called Slumming , which is about rich people, a couple of whom are pretending to be poor Inky always said being absent is the new being present p 69 Poverty, Inky says, is the new wealth p71 Social divers, Inky says, are the new social climbers p71 Nobodies are the new celebrity p72 Public is the new I m only on p 75 of this thing and I m about to hurl it at the wall What is it supposed to beDoes this guy really think these lame parodies are funny This is from the section called Slumming , which is about rich people, a couple of whom are pretending to be poor Inky always said being absent is the new being present p 69 Poverty, Inky says, is the new wealth p71 So
Apparently working in a vet clinic for the better part of 5 years is precisely the recipe required to inure one to the effects of Palahniuk s writing.You ll see tons of OMG SO GWOSS reviews here, but this ain t one of em I was entertained All the blood and guts and bodily fluids in the world don t really gross me out What really sickens me is people.And that s what Palahniuk does best he writes about the dark sides of people and how precious little it takes to make those sides surface Apparently working in a vet clinic for the better part of 5 years is precisely the recipe required to inure one to the effects of Palahniuk s writing.You ll see tons of OMG SO GWOSS reviews here, but this ain t one of em I was entertained All the blood and guts and bodily fluids in the world don t really gross me out What really sickens me is people.And that s what Palahniuk does best he writes about the dark sides of people and how precious little it takes to make those sides surface I enjoyed turning the pages as each character tells his or her tale of how they had sunk so low Evenfascinating was how each character manages to keep upping the suffering ante when they perceive they ve not endured enough And don t take Palahniuk s pretentious tale of Sa
This book is vile It is disgusting No matter how much you can take, you will squirm and say Oh My GOD out loud on the bus or plane or couch or wherever it is you read It is a nasty book But Haunted is so muchthan that and so worth reading Haunted is set in a drab old theater, past it s prime, boarded up, invisible, and impenetrable to the outside world Inside the theater are 23 characters 23 people with names like the Earl of Slander and Agent Tattletale Each character is introd This book is vile It is disgusting No matter how much you can take, you will squirm and say Oh My GOD out loud on the bus or plane or couch or wherever it is you read It is a nasty book But Haunted is so muchthan that and so worth reading
This is honestly the worst book I have ever read I finished it, only because of my amazement at how bad it was and how it never deviated from that.I was intrigued by the premise a group of writers volunteer to go on a retreat to write their masterpiece The book has a chapter of plot, followed by either a poem or short story from one of the participants Sounds cool The book falls apart immediately All of the stories poems are obviously written by the same person They share
This book is incredibly uneven, that s its downfall There are some really good moments, some really bad moments, and one or two truly brillant ones Looking at it as what it essentially is a collection of short stories, it s really no better or worse than any other short story collection, and actually should get extra points for its brazen audacity The unifying material that links all of the stories together is terribly weak, and is what ultimately sinks the book.The first story Guts is the This book is incredibly uneven, that s its downfall There are some really good moments, some really bad moments, and one or two truly brillant ones Looking at it as what it essentially is a collection of short stories, it s really no better or worse than any other short story collection, and actually should get extra points for its brazen audacity The unifying material that links all of the stories together is terribly weak, and is what ultimately sinks the book.The first story Guts is the best Not because it s so incredibly gross and it truly is but because it is unblinking in its logic It cr
WARNING SPOILERS AHEAD.Instead of reviewing the entire novel, I will just be focusing on my personal favourite chapter Guts.To date, there have been 53 known occurrences of audience members fainting during readings of Guts This doesn t surprise me at all, knowing the repulsive content of the story Guts is your mother, father, preacher and teacher shaking that disapproving fi
Warning The cover of this edition glows in the dark Do not place on your bed stand unless you want to have a heart attack I speak from experience.There are 21 short stories in Haunted Some of them are amazing such as the notorious Guts Others are so so A couple of them are just boring All of them are written to shock yet the brevity of the tales keeps both writer and reader focused If this was a short story collection, I would rate it a strong three stars.Unfortunately it is not Palah Warning The cover of this edition glows in the dark Do not place on your bed stand unless you want to have a heart attack I speak from experience.There are 21 short stories in Haunted Some of them are amazing such as the notorious Guts Others are so so A couple of them
This is chuck s worst work It pains me to say that, but its just true a group of would be writers on a writer s retreat each is given the chance to tell a story The stories are all basically gross for the sake of being gross with little to no redeeming value One infamous story involving a pool was so hard to get through I had to take 3 breaks Its so descriptive and disgusting I had to take a breather for fear of vomiting i am not alone in this, he read this particular story at signings and This is chuck s worst work It pains me to say that, but its just true a group of would be writers on a writer s retreat each is given the chance to tell a story The stories are all basically gross for the sake of being gross with little to no redeeming value O
People who are just trying to be gross can t help but be entertaining, no matter how see thru their intent You can t ignore the little boy who s trying to wipe his boogers on you, and when his parents have finally collared him, with anger and gag relex fully suppressed you have to admit the whole thing was actually pretty funny Chuck Paloonyhoonyhookiak is just trying to wipe his boogers on you When he s done with that, he ll gladly exhaust whatever other bodily fluids happen
My goal was just to write some new form of horror story, something based on the ordinary world Without supernatural monsters or magic This would be a book you wouldn t want to keep next to your bed A book that would be a trapdoor down into some dark place A place only you could go, alone, when you opened the cover.Because only books have that power Chuck is right you don t want to keep this book by your bed You don t want to get up in the middle of the night and see is covet glowing at y My goal was just to write some new form of horror story, something based on the ordinary world Without supernatural monsters or magic This would be a book you wouldn t want to keep next to your bed A book that would be a trapdoor down into some dark place A place only you could go, alone, when you opened the cover.Because only books have that power Chuck is right you don t want to keep this book by your bed You don t want to get u

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  • Hardcover
  • 404 pages
  • Haunted
  • Chuck Palahniuk
  • English
  • 27 February 2018
  • 0385509480