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"This Is Not an Exit"

12 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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8 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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3 weeks, 5 days ago at Apr 27 10:21
jason, an old high school buddy, knew i was in manhattan for a few nights and asked to meet up for dinner. fuck it, i'm a sentimental guy, and it's nice to catch up -- even with a wall street douchebag. jason told me that lisa, another old friend, would be joining. here's the conversational breakdown at dinner:

20 minutes: comparing features on their new blackberries.
40 minutes... 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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Kyle Ellis posted a review 3 weeks, 5 days ago

“jason, an old high school buddy, knew i was in manhattan for a few nights and asked to meet up for dinner. fuck it, i'm a sentimental guy, and it's nice to catch up -- even with a wall street douchebag. jason told me that lisa, another old friend, would be joining. here's the conversational breakdown at dinner:

20 minutes: comparing features on their new blackberries.

40 minutes: the new zagat guide and the city's best restaurants.

20 minutes: glib commentary on people we grew up with.

lisa leaves and jason asks me to walk a few blocks and check out his new apartment "fucking sick pad, bro, sick" -- unable to deal with any more of this shit without backup, i text the address to bryan and john; they meet up and we sit in jason's super large, super min” read more

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World's Best Known Books and Stories (449 books items)

"Written by: Brett Easton Ellis Cover by: Marshall Arisman Published: 1991 Publisher: Vintage Press, New York "I've forgotten who I had lunch with earlier, and even more important, where.” "


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"A slight disappointment since the killing doesn't start till the middle of the book. Also the ending was anticlimactic."


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