Misty Wilmot has had it. Once a promising young artist, she’s now stuck on an island ruined by tourism, drinking too much and working as a waitress in a hotel. Her husband, a contractor, is in a coma after a suicide attempt, but that doesn’t stop ...
#8217;t stop his clients from threatening Misty with lawsuits over a series of vile messages they’ve found on the walls of houses he remodeled.Suddenly, though, Misty finds her artistic talent returning as she begins a period of compulsive painting. Inspired but confused by this burst of creativity, she soon finds herself a pawn in a larger conspiracy that threatens to cost hundreds of lives. What unfolds is a dark, hilarious story from America’s most inventive nihilist, and Palahniuk’s most impressive work to date.
come al solito una buona lettura firmata Palahniuk! densa di riferimenti che fanno riflettere, una bella metafora sul rapporto arte e sofferenza. molto bella la resa dell'eterno ritorno, e anche la tecnica narrativa è diretta e pungente. la storia
..." in sé a mio avviso è un po' sfumata nei dettagli, affannandosi a terminare nelle ultime pagine, dopo una buona parte intermedia molto lenta.Continua...Nascondi
I was given this by a friend who has previously let me down with his recommendations....However, i gave it/him the benefit of the doubt when he told me that Chuck Palahnick also wrote Fight Club. Although I was intrigued to find out the fate of
..." Misty Wilmot, why her abilty to paint was important and what the title of the book had to do with anything, in hindsite I wasn't entirely bowled over by this story. If I had to make a positive comment I would say the twsits within the book are clever ....but unfotunalty I blame my stubburness to finish a book as the only reason why I actually managed to reach these twists. Continua...Nascondi