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Adjustment day

Chuck Palahniuk

Adjustment day

by Chuck Palahniuk

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Published .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementChuck Palahniuk
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3566.A4554 A64 2018
The Physical Object
Pagination316 pages
Number of Pages316
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26952333M
ISBN 100393652599
ISBN 109780393652598
LC Control Number2017057999
OCLC/WorldCa1007090746

“An irreverent satirical fantasy about a sudden and violent upheaval. Think Tom Robbins channeling Jonathan Swift.” —David Takami, Seattle Times Adjustment Day is an ingenious darkly comic wor. Adjustment Day feels, in many ways, like a novel made out of the times we're living in--one in which cult of personality (and a desire to belong to specific tribes) fractures the world people are familiar with, and creates something different--and worse--in its wake., A quick, horrifying descent into madness and murder, gorgeous in its psychotic build-up and over-the-top execution.

Adjustment Day (Book): Palahniuk, Chuck: As the politicians bring the nation to the brink of war, a mysterious book appears offering directives and carrying wisdom to prepare people for Adjustment ment Day is coming. Are you ready for the reckoning? Politicians have brought the nation to the brink of a third world war-- in an effort to control the burgeoning population of young males. Adjustment Day, Talbott had explained, was to be a model for how men could form an army in order to attain permanent high status “What men want,” he’d said, “is a structure for communion.” (p. ) So, who is Talbot Reynolds? A man who dictates a book called Adjustment Day, which offers a blueprint for revolution. Palahniuk.

Adjustment Day Chuck Palahniuk. Norton, $ (p) ISBN More By and About This Author Soon, copies of a blue and black book proliferate quickly underground through the U.   The author of Fight Club takes America beyond our darkest dreams in this timely satire. People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They've been reading a mysterious blue-black book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. In this ingeniously comic work, the author's first novel in four years, Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best.


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Geriatric politicians bring the nation to the brink of a third world war to control the burgeoning population of young males, while working-class men dream of burying the elites.5/5(1).

An heir to Chuck Palahniuk's most famous novel, Fight Club, Adjustment Day is one of the most ingeniously fucked-up and enticingly original novels to be published this year Think Will Self, George Orwell, Stephen King and William Burroughs mixed up in a Molotov cocktail/5(K). Adjustment Day is the Palahniuk book that requires.

A satire in his typical style, this book is disturbing, uncomfortable, and nearly impossible to put down. Comparisons to Fight Club are inevitable, but I stuck with Adjustment Day for its relevance to the current news cycle, and it didn't disappoint.

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Adjustment Day, the author’s first novel in four years, is an ingeniously comic work in which Chuck Palahniuk does what he does best: skewer the absurdities in our society. Smug, geriatric politicians bring the nation to the brink of a third world war in an effort to control the burgeoning population of young males; working-class men dream of.

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People pass the word only to those they trust most: Adjustment Day is coming. They’ve been reading a mysterious blue-black book and memorising its directives.

They are ready for the reckoning. They've been reading a mysterious book and memorizing its directives. They are ready for the reckoning. When Adjustment Day arrives, it fearlessly makes real the logical conclusion of every separatist fantasy, alternative fact, and conspiracy theory lurking in the American psyche.

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