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Chuck Palahniuk
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Edward Norton
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Brad Pitt
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Jim Uhls
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Trent Reznor
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Fight Club (novel)

Knowledge Identifier: $Fight_Club_(novel)

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Fight Club (novel)

1996 novel by Chuck Palahniuk add

Category: Literature (420)

Launched in 1995.

Country: United States (100%)

Main connections: Chuck Palahniuk, David Fincher, San Diego Comic-Con International

Linked to: Maryville University, BBC, Duke University Press, Georg von Holtzbrinck Publishing Group

 

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1995

Initially "Fight Club" was published as a seven-page short story in the compilation "Pursuit of Happiness" , but Palahniuk expanded it to novel length ; "Fight Club: A Novel" was published in 1996 add something


1996

"'Fight Club"' is a 1996 novel by Chuck Palahniuk add something

 

Bob's death later in the story, while carrying out an assignment for Project May 1996 hem, causes the narrator to turn against Tyler because the members of Project May 1996 hem treat it as a trivial matter instead of a tragedy add something

 

He eventually gathers the most devoted fight club members and forms "Project May 1996 hem", a cult-like organization that trains itself as an army to bring down modern civilization add something

 

He is very loyal to Project May 1996 hem, laughing at the vandalism he and a group of "space monkeys" have caused as their crimes appear on the evening news add something

 

He later launches Project May 1996 hem, from which he and the members commit various attacks on consumerism add something

 

He resolves to stop Tyler and his followers when Bob, a friend from the testicular cancer support group, is killed during one of Project May 1996 hem's sabotage operations add something

 

May 1996 be because God's hate is better than His indifference add something

 

Moreover, Project May 1996 hem is lightly based on The Cacophony Society, of which Palahniuk is a member, and other events derived from stories told to him add something

 

The first rules of both fight club and Project May 1996 hem are repeated for emphasis add something

 

Through his position as leader of Project May 1996 hem, Tyler uses his power to become a "God/Father" to the "space monkeys" , although by the end of the novel his words hold more power than he does, as is evident in the space monkeys' threat to castrate the Narrator when he contradicts Tyler's rule add something

 

Tyler becomes nostalgic for patriarchal power giving him control and creates Project May 1996 hem to achieve this add something

 

Tyler plans to blow up a skyscraper using homemade bombs created by Project May 1996 hem; the actual target of the explosion, however, is the nearby national museum add something

 

While initially a loyal participant in Project May 1996 hem, the narrator becomes uncomfortable with the increasing destructiveness of its activities add something


1999

In 1999, director David Fincher adapted the novel into a film of the same name, starring Brad Pitt and Edward Norton add something

 

In 1999, screenwriters Jim Uhls, August 1996 Olsen, and co-producers Conor Strait and Aaron Curry joined director David Fincher add something


2001

Besides "Fight Club", few of Palahniuk's writings have been adapted, although his novel "Choke" was made into a movie in 2008 add something


2004

In 2004, "Fight Club" was to be transformed into musical theater, developed by Palahniuk, Fincher, and Trent Reznor add something

 

Chuck Palahniuk - In addition to the film, "Fight Club" was adapted into a fighting video game loosely based on the film, which was released in October 2004, receiving poor reviews universally


2013

At the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con International, Palahniuk announced that a sequel to "Fight Club" is in the works and will take the form of a serialized graphic novel add something

 

Plans for a sequel to the book were announced in 2013 add something

 

Chuck Palahniuk - On March 22, 2013 the author announced that he would be writing a sequel to Fight Club in the form of a graphic novel taking place ten years after Tyler's destruction


2015

The sequel "Fight Club 2" was released in comic book form in May 2015 add something


2018

"Fight Club 3" will consist of ten issues, with the first one being released on January 30, 2018 add something


2019

"Fight Club 3" will consist of ten issues, with the first one being released on January 30, 2019 add something