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American Psycho
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"This Is Not an Exit"

10 years, 8 months ago at Sep 12 21:02
Set primarily during the late '80s, Bret Easton Ellis' "American Psycho" is a scathing (and often explicit) satire on the excessess of wealth and its dehumanizing effect on the main character, Patrick Bateman - a Wall Street investor by day and a psychopathic serial killer by night. Ellis' graphic descriptions of violence and sexual sadism (barely even touched on in the film adaptation, starring C... read more

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6 years, 10 months ago at Jul 27 5:08
The Most Disturbing Book Ever Written definitely a unique experience
life through the eyes of serial killer but is he a serial killer? can his narration be trusted ? when does his hallucinations end and reality begins ?
if you can stomach the gut wrenching,over the top murders and rapes
,the misogynist accusations and the racist and homophobic description then you're in for a r... read more
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Description: The modern classic, the basis of a Broadway musical, and major motion picture from Lion's Gate Films starring Christian Bale, Chloe Sevigny, Jared Leto, and Reese Witherspoon, and directed by Mary Harron. 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 murde ... (more)
Manufacturer: Vintage
Release date: 1 March 1991
ISBN-10 : 0679735771 | ISBN-13: 9780679735779
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