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Rant Audiobook

Rant

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Publisher's Summary

Chuck Palahniuk, the author of the New York Times best-sellers Fight Club and Lullaby, is known for his edgy novels, and Rant is no exception. Palahniuk presents this fictional biography of Buster "Rant" Casey in a series of vignettes told by the people who knew him best. As intricate as a spider web, Rant succeeds in recounting the story of one man's life only through the eyes of others. But the question remains, "Who was Rant Casey?"

©2007 Chuck Palahniuk; (P)2007 Recorded Books

What the Critics Say

"This dark religious parable (there's even a resurrection) from the master of grotesque excess may not attract new readers, but it will delight old ones." (Publishers Weekly)
"Outrageous but not quite over the top, full of energetic humor, Rant...is a memorable portrait of the cults that gather around authentically different people and a portrait of dystopia that feels unsettlingly contemporary." (Booklist)

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    Adam Strynadka 11-24-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Stuck with it - great story if you make it!"

    when you realize what is going on and the si-fi world that Chuck has created - it is great!

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    Steve 11-15-15
    Steve 11-15-15 Member Since 2013
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    "Another amazing story."

    This story is a ride you will not forget. You may question reality when finished.

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    Colleen 09-28-15
    Colleen 09-28-15 Member Since 2015
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    "A story that makes you think!"

    Disease epidemic, the future, neurology, time travel. yes please!
    the story is choppy, as it is told by many characters about the main character, Rant. but I enjoyed a different style. it makes you think and put the puzzle together however you want. my fav of chucks so far.

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    Alejandro 08-03-15
    Alejandro 08-03-15
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    "Innovative, and perfect for audio book!"

    The cast of narrators employed to enact this book gives a perfect example of the possibilities of audio books. Must listen for any audio book enthusiast. I might have a hard time listening to any other fiction after being exposed to this great production!

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    Steve 07-29-15
    Steve 07-29-15 Member Since 2016
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    "Good Story, Despite writing Style"

    Narrators were great, and it's a great story, but the oral history writing style gets irritating after a while, as each time someone speaks, they first introduce themselves, breaking the momentum of the story.

    Otherwise, this is a great Dystopian Fiction piece. It is a departure from the style of Chuck Palahniuk's other, more well-known pieces such as Fight Club and Choke. The oral history format, while irritating to listen to after a while, is an interesting approach to creating a tale of fiction.

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    Morgan O Ryan 05-23-15 Member Since 2016
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    "awesome story with great characters!"

    loved the book but loved listening to it more. All the readers did a great job!

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    Justin 05-20-15
    Justin 05-20-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Beautifully done."

    It was absolutely worth the listen. I'll certainly listen to this again. Rocked my socks.

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    Invader Kendall 04-30-15
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    "A fantastic ride."

    The repertory performance wildly enhances the intricate narrative. The lack of chronological coherence is a knife wielded perfectly to gauge your attention just when it might otherwise slip.

    Our modern literary master does not disappoint with a fictional biography weaved by disparate tales of a wake left in the pool of humanity.

    Palahniuk continues to impress with the leaps he achieves from story to story.

    Highly recommended.

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    zachary 03-12-15
    zachary 03-12-15
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    "Amazing"

    Absolutely love this book and the recording is fantastic. Extremely thought provoking and unlike any other book I have ever read

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    herpmerp 03-11-15
    herpmerp 03-11-15 Member Since 2015
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    "Warning: the book description is a lie"

    This story blew me away. There's not much you can say without giving away the plot, but the fact that the back cover description is a perpetuated lie throughout the book, that you have to ask yourself what is true. So meta.

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