American Psycho
  • Author : Bret Easton Ellis
  • Release Date : 15 December 2014
  • Publisher : Pan Macmillan
  • Genre : Fiction
  • Pages : 400
  • ISBN 13 : 9781447277712
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Book Description: A cult classic, adapted into a film starring Christian Bale. Is evil something you are? Or is it something you do? Patrick Bateman has it all: good looks, youth, charm, a job on Wall Street, reservations at every new restaurant in town and a line of girls around the block. He is also a psychopath. A man addicted to his superficial, perfect life, he pulls us into a dark underworld where the American Dream becomes a nightmare . . . With an introduction by Irvine Welsh, Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho is one of the most controversial and talked-about novels of all time. A multi-million-copy bestseller hailed as a modern classic, it is a violent black comedy about the darkest side of human nature.

American Psycho

American Psycho

Author : Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher : Pan Macmillan
Genre : Fiction
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A cult classic, adapted into a film starring Christian Bale. Is evil something you are? Or is it something you do? Patrick Bateman has it all: good looks, youth, charm, a job on Wall Street, reservations at every new restaurant in town and a line of girls around the block. ...

American Psycho

American Psycho

Author : Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher : Picador
Genre : Fiction
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Is evil something you are? Or is it something you do? Patrick Bateman has it all: good looks, youth, charm, a job on Wall Street, reservations at every new restaurant in town and a line of girls around the block. He is also a psychopath. A man addicted to his ...

American Psycho

American Psycho

Author : Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER • In this modern classic, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author explores the incomprehensible depths of madness and captures the insanity of violence in our time or any other. Patrick Bateman moves among the young and trendy in 1980s Manhattan. Young, handsome, and well educated, Bateman earns his ...

Un American Psycho

Un American Psycho

Author : Chris Dumas
Publisher : Intellect Books
Genre : Art
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This book is moving around two intricately interwoven topics, the history of film studies and the failed scholarly reception (or perhaps just failed reception) of Brian De Palma's films, this book asks troubling, provocative questions not only about what and how De Palma's films mean in the cultural and scholarly ...

Bret Easton Ellis s American Psycho

Bret Easton Ellis s American Psycho

Author : Julian Murphet
Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing USA
Genre : Literary Criticism
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This is part of a new series of guides to contemporary novels. The aim of the series is to give readers accessible and informative introductions to some of the most popular, most acclaimed and most influential novels of recent years - from 'The Remains of the Day' to 'White Teeth'. ...

Parallelism of character and concept in American Psycho and Cosmopolis

Parallelism of character and concept in American Psycho and Cosmopolis

Author : Timm Gehrmann
Publisher : GRIN Verlag
Genre : Literary Collections
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Seminar paper from the year 2006 in the subject American Studies - Literature, grade: 1,7, University of Wuppertal, course: Issues in American Society - Literary Negotiations, 2 entries in the bibliography, language: English, abstract: American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis and Cosmpolis by Don De Lillo both are stories that depict the decadence ...

Intimate Violence

Intimate Violence

Author : Laura E. Tanner
Publisher : Indiana University Press
Genre : Literary Criticism
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"Tanner deals with the central question of all narrative texts: how the reader is manipulated into empathy or distance by the text.... This study... is the sort that needs to be redone in every classroom and by every mature reader.... Tanner offers provocative and useful discussions of rape and torture... " ...

Un American Psycho

Un American Psycho

Author : Chris Dumas
Publisher : Intellect Books
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Brian De Palma is perhaps best known as the director behind the gangster classic Scarface. Yet as ingrained as Scarface is in American popular culture, it is but one of a sizable number of controversial films—many of which are consistently misread or ignored—directed by De Palma over his ...

American Psycho

American Psycho

Author : Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa
Publisher : Samuel French, Incorporated
Genre : Musicals
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Based on the electrifying novel by Bret Easton Ellis, the musical tells the story of Patrick Bateman, a young and handsome Wall Street banker with impeccable taste and unquenchable desires. Patrick and his elite group of friends spend their days in chic restaurants, exclusive clubs, and designer labels. But at ...

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Black American Psycho

Author : Ernest Baker
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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Arthur Simon is an ambitious young man struggling with hedonistic tendencies that threaten to derail his promising career as a music writer in New York City. His girlfriend is an alcoholic who taunts and belittles him as much as she tries to revive their dying connection. His peers are transplants ...

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Elric of Melnibon

Author : Michael Moorcock
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Fiction
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From World Fantasy Lifetime Achievement Award winner Michael Moorcock comes the first book in his famous Elric of Melniboné series, brought to vivid new life with stunning illustrations. In one of the most well-known and well-loved fantasy epics of the 20th century, Elric is the brooding, albino emperor of the ...

The Rules of Attraction

The Rules of Attraction

Author : Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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From the bestselling author or Less Than Zero and American Psycho, The Rules of Attraction is a startlingly funny, kaleidoscopic novel about three students at a small, affluent liberal-arts college in New England with no plans for the future--or even the present--who become entangled in a curious romantic triangle. Bret ...

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American Independent

Author : John Berra
Publisher : Intellect Books
Genre : Art
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With high-profile Academy Award nominations and an increasing number of big-name actors eager to sign on to promising projects, independent films have been at the forefront in recent years like never before. But the roots of such critical and commercial successes as The Hurt Locker and Precious can be traced ...

Imperial Bedrooms

Imperial Bedrooms

Author : Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher : Vintage
Genre : Fiction
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Bret Easton Ellis delivers a riveting, tour-de-force sequel to Less Than Zero, one of the most singular novels of the last thirty years. Returning to Los Angeles from New York, Clay, now a successful screenwriter, is casting his new movie. Soon he is running with his old circle of friends ...

Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction

Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction

Author : Peter Ferry
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Literary Criticism
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Masculinity in Contemporary New York Fiction is an interdisciplinary study that presents masculinity as a key thematic concern in contemporary New York fiction. This study argues that New York authors do not simply depict masculinity as a social and historical construction but seek to challenge the archetypal ideals of masculinity ...