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5 big-name novels with unnamed narrators

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Fight Club

type:
Movie
Current Status:
In Season
mpaa:
R
runtime:
139 minutes
Wide Release Date:
10/15/99
performer:
Edward Norton, Brad Pitt, Helena Bonham Carter, Jared Leto, Meat Loaf
director:
David Fincher
distributor:
Fox 2000 Pictures
author:
67736
genre:
Drama, Comedy

We gave it an A-

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Daphne du Maurier
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The Power and the Glory
Graham Greene
Greene’s self-destructive “whisky priest” never identifies himself out of shame.

Invisible Man
Ralph Ellison
Ellison comments on the meaning of identity by stripping his protagonist of one.

Bright Lights, Big City
Jay McInerney
An anonymous cocaine-addled journalist veers from one disaster to the next.

Fight Club
Chuck Palahniuk
Palahniuk’s main character — a disaffected white-collar worker — remains a mystery, even to himself.

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