New York Times bestselling author
Includes a bonus CD with a PDF of instructions for creative listening.
An expanded, radically refashioned “director’s cut” of a favorite Palahniuk novel
Injected with new material, Invisible Monsters Remix fulfills Chuck Palahniuk’s original vision for his 1999 novel, moving a daring satire on beauty and the fashion industry even further into a wildly unique listening experience. Palahniuk’s fashion-model protagonist has it all—boyfriend, career, loyal best friend—until an accident destroys her face, her ability to speak, and her self-esteem. Enter Brandy Alexander, queen supreme, one operation away from becoming a bona fide woman. Laced in are new chapters of memoir and further scenes with the book’s characters. Listeners will jump between chapters and have a second listen to understand the dissolve between fiction and fact, taking them on a ride they’ll never forget.
“Maybe our generation has found its Don Delillo.”—Bret Easton Ellis
“Drafting Invisible Monsters in 1991, Palahniuk structured it like the issues of Vogue he loved reading at the laundromat, with disorienting jumps that forced the reader to turn lots of pages in order to follow the story to its conclusion. It was a perfect format for a time-shifting road-trip narrative that drags conventional notions of fashion, beauty, self-image behind the car.”—Booklist (starred review)
“Palahniuk’s tale of a fashion model who loses everything when she is badly disfigured in a drive-by shooting gets a makeover here, featuring new chapters, new scenes, and special design elements. It’s being billed as a ‘director’s cut,’ which Palahniuk fans will definitely want.”—Library Journal
“A nice collector’s item for Palahniuk’s cult.”—Kirkus Reviews
CHUCK PALAHNIUK’s bestselling novels include Tell-All, Damned, Pygmy, Snuff, Rant, Haunted, Lullaby, Fight Club, Diary, Survivor, Invisible Monsters, and Choke. He is also the author of a nonfiction profile, Fugitives and Refugees: A Walk in Portland, Oregon, published as part of the Crown Journeys series, and the nonfiction collection Stranger Than Fiction. He lives in the Pacific Northwest.