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  • Published: 28 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9781448189793
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

Make Something Up




Stories you'll never forget - just try - from literature's most transgressive author

Twenty-one stories and a novella that will disturb and delight, from the author of Fight Club. The absurdity of both life and death are on full display. In 'Zombies', the best and brightest of a high school become tragically addicted to the latest drug craze: electric shocks from cardiac defibrillators. In 'Knock, Knock', a son hopes to tell one last off-colour joke to his dying father , while in 'Tunnel of Love', a massage therapist runs the curious practice of providing 'relief' to dying clients. And in 'Excursion', Fight Club fans will be thrilled to find a side of Tyler Durden never seen before.

Funny, caustic, bizarre, poignant; these stories represent everything readers have come to love and expect from Chuck Palahniuk.

  • Pub date: 28 May 2015
  • ISBN: 9781448189793
  • Imprint: Vintage Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 336

About the Author

Chuck Palahniuk

Chuck Palahniuk is the bestselling author of fifteen fictional works, including Fight Club, Invisible Monsters, Survivor, Choke, Lullaby, Diary, Haunted, Rant, Pygmy, Tell-All, Damned, Doomed, Beautiful You, and, most recently, Make Something Up. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.

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Praise for Make Something Up

“Twenty-one stories and a novella to disturb and delight.”

Bookseller

“Looking back at Palahniuk’s body of work it seems shocking readers comes naturally to him; if that is what you’re looking for, you won’t be disappointed here. He clearly relishes pushing boundaries, playing with the absurd and the grotesque as a way to hold up a mirror to society.”

Claire Inman, Curious Animal Magazine

“Palahniuk is in sublime, caustic form; his story subjects even more wickedly bold.”

Tanya Sweeney, Independent

“Savage, disturbing and frequently hilarious, this is writing at its boldest.”

Grazia

“A rough but enjoyable ride.”

Chris Kirkham, Shortlist


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