Re: RARA-AVIS: Language and storytelling

From: Robert Elkin (
Date: 23 Nov 2007

John Lau wrote: there's not a better prose stylist than Chuck Palahniuk. and yet I stopped reading Choke with only 25 pages left to go. how compelling is that novel?

entertaining perhaps, but c'mon. you need to tell a story, plain and simple. at least if you're writing crime fiction.
- Choke is one of the best books I've read this century. Glad I didn't have that problem! R

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