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American Psycho (Picador 40th Anniversary Edition)

American Psycho (Picador 40th Anniversary Edition)

Paperback Picador

By (author) Bret Easton Ellis

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  • Publisher: PICADOR
  • Format: Paperback | 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 132mm x 196mm x 36mm | 322g
  • Publication date: 2 February 2012
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1447202759
  • ISBN 13: 9781447202752
  • Sales rank: 25,705

Product description

Even before its publication in 1991, American Psycho captured the attention and imagination of readers. Now an acknowledged modern classic and a multimillion-copy bestseller, it continues to be one of the most talked-about books of all time. A film based on the novel, starring Christian Bale, was released in 2000. Patrick Bateman is twenty-six and works on Wall Street; he is handsome, sophisticated, charming and intelligent. He is also a psychopath. Taking us to a head-on collision with America's greatest dream -- and its worst nightmare -- American Psycho is a bleak, bitter, black comedy about a world we all recognize but do not wish to confront. In 2012 Picador celebrated its 40th anniversary. During that time we have published many prize-winning and bestselling authors including Bret Easton Ellis and Cormac McCarthy, Alice Sebold and Helen Fielding, Graham Swift and Alan Hollinghurst. Years later, Picador continue to bring readers the very best contemporary fiction, non-fiction and poetry from across the globe. Discover more at picador.com/40

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Bret Easton Ellis is also the author of Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, American Psycho, The Informers, Glamorama, and Lunar Park, and his work has been translated into twenty-seven languages. He lives in Los Angeles.