f you enjoy adventures into the afterlife, and if you like your humor dark, check out the latest entry in Chuck Palahniuk's crazy literary world, Doomed (2013).
Madison Spencer is the occasionally charming, unconventional thirteen year old heroine of this follow-up to 2011's Damned. But don't worry if you have not read the first book; I have not, and I had no trouble following our intrepid heroine as she finds herself trapped in Purgatory, which turns out to be nothing more than Earth. Her ghostlike form conceals her presence, as Madison unearths Satan's diabolical plan for the eternal damnation of humankind.
Chuck Palahniuk delivers a heroine who is smart, sassy, and exceedingly self-absorbed. This book is great fun to read, but it is also full of the deliciously shocking and irreverent moments that characterize his works. Nothing is off limits: religion, parenting, adolescence, social etiquette.
Let Chuck Palahniuk take you to hell and back in this entertaining, satirical and devilish novel.
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