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Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Tender Branson - last surviving member of the so-called "Creedish Death Cult" - is dictating his incredible life story into the flight recorder of Flight 2039, cruising on autopilot at 39,000 feet somewhere over the Pacific Ocean. He is all alone in the plane, which will shortly reach terminal velocity and crash into the vast Australian outback....  more »
ISBN-13: 9780385498722
ISBN-10: 0385498721
Publication Date: 1/4/2000
Pages: 304
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

4 stars, based on 330 ratings
Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 10
Definitely an interesting read, but personally, I found it a little hollow. I was expecting some kind of grandiose enlightenment to be expressed, but it just didn't happen.
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Helpful Score: 7
I have to admit that I couldn't get through this one. Palahnuik's unique and normally entertaining style seemed to wear a bit thin. Maybe he's losing his touch, or maybe I've just been reading too much by this author. In any case, his earlier work is much better. (Fight Club, Invisible Monsters)
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Helpful Score: 4
Wow- I love Palahniuk, even if I can't pronounce his name! This is one of his best! Really dark, edgy humor though. Not for the easily offended.
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Helpful Score: 4
good book...combination of religous fanatacisim and fame in our society and its contrived nature
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This is one really screwed up book. I've always said that to be in Stephen King's head must be a scary place, but I'm starting to wonder if Chuck Palahniuk's head is even scarier. How does one sit down and come up with stuff like this? There were a few things that were a bit of a let down, but the ending totally played with my head. It didn't sit in my brain with all the other "Fertility" hints we had been given. I was ready to throw things around until I found the author's website where he explains it. Ahhh... now I feel better :)

Do NOT go to this link if you haven't read the book. Seriously!
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I never really have time to read, but this book actually kept my interest. Chuck's writing is unique which makes me want to keep reading all the books that he writes. I definitely liked this more than Invisible Monsters.
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Awesome book. Very raunchy/gory and anti-religion/God, but then again, what Chuck Palahniuk books aren't that way? Another awesome story from the master.