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Diary By Chuck Palahniuk

Diary
by Chuck Palahniuk

This novel is written in the form of a "coma diary" kept by Misty Tracy Wilmot as her husband lies senseless in hospital after a suicide attempt. Misty begins painting as if possessed, but then the canvases are taken away by her mother-in-law and her doctor, who seem to have a plan for Misty.
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Diary by Chuck Palahniuk

The bestselling author of Lullaby and Choke continues his twenty-first century reinvention of the horror novel in this homage to Rosemary's Baby. Diary takes the form of a 'coma diary' kept by one Misty Tracy Wilmot as her husband lies senseless in hospital after a suicide attempt. Once she was an art student dreaming of creativity and freedom; now, after marrying Peter at art school and being brought back to once quaint, now tourist-overrun Waytansea Island, she's been reduced to the condition of a resort hotel maid. Peter, it turns out, has been hiding rooms in houses he's refurbished and scrawling vile messages all over the walls - an old habit of builders but gone nuts on his part. Angry homeowners are suing left and right, and Misty's dreams of artistic greatness are in ashes. But then, as if possessed by the spirit of Maura Kinkaid, a fabled Waytansea artist of the nineteenth century, Misty begins painting again, compulsively. The canvases are taken away by her mother-in-law and her doctor, who seem to have a plan for Misty - and for all those annoying tourists...A dark, hilarious and, this time, poignant act of storytelling from America's favourite, most inventive nihilist.

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About Chuck Palahniuk


Chuck Palahniuk is the author of Fight Club (made into a film by director David Fincher), Survivor, Invisible Monsters, Choke and Lullaby. He lives in Portland, Oregon.

Additional information

GOR001227914
Diary by Chuck Palahniuk
Chuck Palahniuk
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Vintage Publishing
2003-09-04
272
0224063898
9780224063890
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