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Lullaby
Lullaby
Author: Chuck Palahniuk
Ever heard of a culling song? It’s a lullaby sung in Africa to give a painless death to the old or infirm. The lyrics of a culling song kill, whether spoken or even just thought. You can find one on page 27 of Poems and Rhymes from Around the World, an anthology that is sitting on the shelves of libraries across the country, wait...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780385722193
ISBN-10: 0385722192
Publication Date: 7/29/2002
Pages: 272
Rating:
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.
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3.9 stars, based on 286 ratings
Publisher: Anchor
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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kben avatar reviewed Lullaby on + 10 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 2
More mainstream than Haunted and slightly less abrasive than Choke, Lullaby is a fun supernatural mystery. There's also something Orwellian about this book, about his work in general, that examines our culture and asks us, point blank, "What the hell are we thinking?"
berd avatar reviewed Lullaby on + 211 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
I tried to read this, but I couldn't quite grasp where the book was heading. Perhaps it takes a certain type to enjoy a book by this author. This was the first book I'd tried to read by him, so maybe I'm just not a fan of his writing. I may try to read something else by him, but this one just didn't quite grab me.
Rebemdee avatar reviewed Lullaby on
Helpful Score: 1
I read half the book but didn't finish it. It starts strong but then meanders and loses focus, and by the middle I realized I didn't care what happened to any of the characters and didn't want to spend more time reading it.
Erinyes avatar reviewed Lullaby on + 279 more book reviews
Helpful Score: 1
Chuck Palahniuk never fails to capture my imagination and make me uncomfortable. I have been walking around quoting this book ever since I put it down. What a great writer. I think his work will be studied one day.
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