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My inability to read Pygmy

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I bought Pygmy shortly after it was released; read the first chapter, and completely lost all motivation. The writing style is so hard for me to get into - maybe I am just being close-minded.

Does anyone have any ideas on how to get motivated to read this book? I love all of Palahniuk's work, and I'm sure if I adjusted to the writing style I could get completely immersed in this book... it's just having motivation to adjust to the writing style in the first place isn't there.

Also - where does this book rank in your opinion to the rest of Chuck's work?