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Haunted

(2005)
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Haunted by Chuck Palahniuk is a novel made up of stories: Twenty-three of them, to be precise. Twenty-three of the most horrifying, hilarious, mind-blowing, stomach-churning tales you'll ever encounter-sometimes all at once. They are told by people who have answered an ad headlined "Writers' Retreat: Abandon Your Life for Three Months," and who are led to believe that here they will leave behind all the distractions of "real life" that are keeping them from creating the masterpiece that is in them. But "here" turns out to be a cavernous and ornate old theater where they are utterly isolated from the outside world-and where heat and power and, most important, food are in increasingly short supply. And the more desperate the circumstances become, the more extreme the stories they tell-and the more devious their machinations become to make themselves the hero of the inevitable play/movie/nonfiction blockbuster that will surely be made from their plight.

Haunted is on one level a satire of reality television-The Real World meets Alive. It draws from a great literary tradition-The Canterbury Tales, The Decameron, the English storytellers in the Villa Diodati who produced, among other works, Frankenstein-to tell an utterly contemporary tale of people desperate that their story be told at any cost. Appallingly entertaining, Haunted is Chuck Palahniuk at his finest-which means his most extreme and his most provocative.


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Hardback Editions

May 2005 : USA Hardback
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Title: Haunted : A Novel of Stories
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN: 0-385-50948-0 / 978-0-385-50948-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Doubleday
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Paperback Editions

1711 : UK Paperback
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Title: Haunted
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN: 0-09-945837-3 / 978-0-09-945837-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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May 2006 : UK Paperback
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Title: Haunted
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN: 0-09-949717-4 / 978-0-09-949717-2 (UK edition)
Publisher: Vintage
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April 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: Haunted: A Novel
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN: 1-4000-3282-2 / 978-1-4000-3282-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Anchor
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May 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Haunted
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN: 0-224-06445-2 / 978-0-224-06445-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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June 2005 : UK Paperback
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Title: Haunted (air/exp)
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN: 0-224-07695-7 / 978-0-224-07695-1 (UK edition)
Publisher: Jonathan Cape Ltd
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Audio Editions

May 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Haunted
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN: 0-7393-0286-8 / 978-1-4159-2151-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Random House Audio
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May 2005 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Haunted (Lib)(CD)
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN: 1-4159-2151-2 / 978-1-4159-2151-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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April 2005 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Haunted
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
Publisher: Random House Audio
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April 2005 : Australia Audio edition
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Title: Haunted
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
Publisher: Random House Audio
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April 2005 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Haunted
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
Publisher: Random House Audio
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April 2005 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Haunted
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
Publisher: Random House Audio
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2005 : USA Audio Cassette
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Title: Haunted (Read By a Full Cast)
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
ISBN: 1-4159-2005-2 / 978-1-4159-2005-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Books on Tape
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Kindle Editions

May 2011 : Australia, UK Kindle edition
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Title: Haunted
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
Publisher: Vintage Digital
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May 2005 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Haunted: A Novel
Author(s): Chuck Palahniuk
Publisher: Anchor
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