THE SEQUEL to Fight Club is about the lengthy administrative process necessary to make the club legal and profitable.
Fight Club 2, to be released as a graphic novel next year, follows Tyler Durdens attempts to gain tax-exempt charitable status for nationwide franchises of the underground organisation.
Editor Susan Traherne said: The first Fight Club was about redundant masculinity in a consumerist world, but the second explores loopholes in the US tax code around the administration of private recreational clubs.
We pick up the story with the Fight Club at an exciting crossroads from a logistical standpoint, struggling to file an income-tax application under IRC statute 501(c)7.
It turns out that the eight rules of Fight Club just arent sufficient to regulate a growing social organisation, and that the first two rules in particular are a nightmare when it comes to an audit.
Durden is forced to radically overhaul the way he runs the club after some members reveal they havent received any newsletters and missed the Christmas party.
Author Chuck Palahniuk has released a preview of the opening scene at an Annual General Meeting at which its discovered that last years minutes are incorrectly formatted, leading to the election of a new secretary.