Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. Palahniuk delivers another entertaining and Try Kindle Countdown Deals Explore limited-time discounted eBooks. “Six hundred dudes. One porn queen. A world record for the ages. A must-have movie for every discerning collector of things erotic.”Cassie Wright, porn. Chuck Palahniuk is the bestselling author of fifteen fictional works, including Fight Club, Invisible Monsters, Chuck Palahniuk Author cover image of Snuff.

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Chuck Palahniuk

I’m honestly not really sure what Palahniuk was trying to accomplish with this book. Trivia There is so much trivia in this book, mostly about classic Hollywood actors and actresses.

Fans of Boogie Nights. A Head Full of Ghosts. It almost makes me want to go raise my rating for Beautiful You. This wild, lethally funny, and thoroughly researched novel brings the huge yet underacknowledged presence of pornography in contemporary life into the realm of literary fiction at last. An aging adult film star, Cassie Wright intends to cap her career by breaking the world record for serial fornication by having sex with men on camera—one of whom may want dbook kill her.

It’s overdone to the point you can’t even call it that. En Snuff hace un retrato muy interesante de la industria del porno.

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It was like some college student aping Palahniuk for a before reading I’m presuming that this will be enough of a departure from Against the Day that it will help me remember how to read regular books. Finally, some of the reviews I’ve read seem to take issue about the fact that the author shows only the tarnish of the porn industry, not the glamour.

To me, it chucl filled to the brim with both. View all 4 comments. Ce va face el? It’s clustered, confusing, and grammatically terrible. A few years ago, I worked with people who also did porn part time. The ambulance thing was a total WTF?!? Straight out of the s, like some Harold Robbins horror.


Stay in Touch Sign up. Jul 06, Kemper rated it it was ok Recommends it for: Apr 07, Pages Buy. Chooses edgy subject matter, highlights contradictions inherent in contemporary life and capitalism, digresses every 8 This was solidly stuck between a 2- and a 3-star experience, but instead of opting to write a longer review touching more on what Palahniuk might have done with the book, I’m bumping it up to 3 stars and using that half-star raise to excuse myself from a long review.

smuff My advice is to stay away from Snuff. It certainly does Snuff is not for everybody. Well, how about if we add the fact that the teenage boy might or might not be the porn star’s illegitimate child, given up for adoption at birth? Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas. View all 14 comments.

Snuff by Chuck Palahniuk

This book may not win any nsuff but it certainly will be mentioned in the years to come and you will be glad to have read it. Not horrible, but not as Palahniuk as it should or could have been. Feb 20, Fernando rated palanhiuk really liked it. I’m probably going a bit too far here given that I’ve only read one of Palahniuk’s books, but Chuck seems like a guy with no interest in peeling back the layers.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. I’d heard great snucf because he’s the creator of Fight Club which I’ve never seen the movie either so I expected greatness from this man.

Yeah, ready to slit your wrists out of sheer depression yet? This was my first I guessed one of the twists about sbook through won’t spoil it herethough the other handful hit me like one of Branch Bacardi’s toys over the head.

August 27, Imprint: Snuff unfolds from the perspectives of Mr. If you click through to the Amazon page for this book you can see the horrible cover for this novel.

In fact, most of Palahniuk’s witty humor is missing in action. You can remove the unavailable item s now snutf we’ll automatically remove it at Checkout. At Kobo, we try to ensure that published reviews do not contain rude or profane language, spoilers, or any of our reviewer’s personal information.


Chuck had the right elements to make this novel work but disappointingly his execution fell short of what I was hoping for and focused more on making sure he had enough porn titles we should know about… Chuck I get it okay!?! It’s a subject that’s been practically begging for someone to write a brilliant postmodern novel about, precisely because it brings up so many disturbing issues concerning the human condition, sexism, the long-term mental damage that a fascist society causes all of its citizens, and a lot more; and wouldn’t you know, just leave it up to Chuck Freaking Palahniuk to be that first mainstream postmodern novelist to do so.

But was it perfect? I don’t know if I can say I’ve even read it because I just cannot bring myself to finish it. Jun 20, Jason Pettus rated it really liked it. If that is our future it’s gonna be bleak. This did neither of those. My face hurt from screwing it up grossing out at the bad writing. Di questo “Gang bang” mi aveva colpito la storia, decisamente stramba e non convenzionale, letta sulla quarta di copertina.

Item s unavailable for purchase. Jun 07, Yulia added it Shelves: In evening news programs like 60 Minutes they’ve often been depicted as having preexisting “damaged” traits.

If you haven’t read much of his work, you might get a kick out of most of this, but it starts to wear thin after a while despite a lot of humor, pathos, and poignant social commentary. And look, I love a good porn pun, but that is not enoughMr.

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