Beautiful You by Chuck Palahniuk

By Chuck Palahniuk

From the writer of struggle membership, the vintage portrait of the broken modern male psyche, now comes this novel in regards to the apocalyptic advertising probabilities of a brand new product that offers new desiring to the time period "self-help."

Penny Harrigan is a low-level affiliate in a massive big apple legislations enterprise with an house in Queens and no love lifestyles in any respect. So it comes as an exceptional surprise whilst she unearths herself invited to dinner by means of one C. Linus Maxwell, a software program mega-billionaire and lover of the main attractive and entire girls in the world. After eating at Manhattan's such a lot unique eating place, he whisks Penny off to a resort suite in Paris, the place he proceeds, workstation in hand, to convey her to formerly undreamed-of heights of gratification for days on finish. What's to not like? This: Penny discovers that she is a try topic for the ultimate improvement of a line of female items to be advertised in a national chain of boutiques known as attractive You. So powerful and potent are those units that girls through the hundreds of thousands line up outdoor the shops on commencing day after which lock themselves of their room with them and prevent popping out. with the exception of batteries. Maxwell's plan for battery-powered international domination has to be stopped. yet how?

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