Now a major motion picture from Lion's Gate Films starring Christian Bale (Metroland), Chloe Sevigny (The Last Days of Disco), Jared Leto (My So Called Life), and Reese Witherspoon (Cruel Intentions), and directed by Mary Harron (I Shot Andy Warhol).In American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis... show more
Now a major motion picture from Lion's Gate Films starring Christian Bale (Metroland), Chloe Sevigny (The Last Days of Disco), Jared Leto (My So Called Life), and Reese Witherspoon (Cruel Intentions), and directed by Mary Harron (I Shot Andy Warhol).In American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis imaginatively 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 fortune on Wall Street by day while spending his nights in ways we cannot begin to fathom. Expressing his true self through torture and murder, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society could bear to confront.
Publish date: March 1st 1991
Pages no: 399
Edition language: English
I read this book for Banned Books Week. I can absolutely understand why it was challenged. I can't even think of how to write a proper review about it. I just want to throw out expletives and wild hand gestures. Bateman scared the shit out of me! He's the guy everyone wants to date and wants ar...
By: Bret Easton Ellis ISBN: 0679735771 Publisher: Vintage Contemporaries / Random House Publication Date: March 1991 Format: Paperback Pages: 399 Patrick Bateman is twenty-six and he works on Wall Street, he is handsome, sophisticated, charming and intelligent. He is also a psychopath. Taking us to...
AMERICAN PSYCHO - American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis is one of my favorite books. It’s a work of true genius, about a sadistic murderer who is self-obsessed. The thing that’s great about this author is his strong voice - several of his other novels convey similar themes. The reader is transported ...
Patrick Bateman is handsome, well educated, intelligent. He works by day on Wall Street earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. His nights he spends in ways we cannot begin to fathom. He is twenty-six years old and living his own American Dream. [ synopsis from goodreads ] So....
So nun habe ich endlich auch das „großartige epochale gesellschaftskritische ironische Werk“ American Psycho von Bret Easton Ellis gelesen und ich sage WÄH! Dies mache ich übrigens nicht wegen der ausufernden Gewaltszenen, die mich allzusehr schockiert hätten oder wegen der allesamt unsympathischen ...