Which guides should we add? This novel takes place in the s and follows, through first person, an insanely rich Wall Street businessman by the name of Patrick Bateman. Inloggen Profiel maken Wachtwoord vergeten. Severe 13 of 15 found this severe. Order by newest oldest recommendations.
Which Doctor Who star will take the stage as Patrick Bateman in the American Psycho musical?
Skip to toolbar Sites at Penn State. You don't find them, you choose them. We meet Patrick Bateman here again - he appears briefly on Rules Of Attraction; he also appears even more briefly in Ellis' later books, at least two of them , in the physical and professional peak ish of his life, fit, in a good age, doing well enough By , Cronenberg was out and Mary Harron was in as director of American Psycho , according to a report from Variety at the time. Rurik George Caton Jutting, 29, who had been suspected of being behind the horrific American Psycho-style killings of two Asian women in Hong Kong is a year-old Cambridge University graduate. It all comes down to reading preference for me. Anyways, the entire book is written from Patrick Bateman's point of view, and Patrick Bateman is a materialistic vain insecure obsessive compulsive hallucinating yeah, mysogynistic i guess delusional psychopath.
Severe 16 of 23 found this severe. It shines a harsh and brutal light if exaggerated for effect on a way of life and a mind-set that has become, over time, all too familiar. They make understanding and encouraging mentors, join in to improve what needs improving, and set ambitious goals for themselves. But even then, Patrick can't seem to stop, pursuing his devilish hobby until the breaking point. You know, this book reveals how much of a different planet some people are on than the one I'm on.
A British man has been charged with the murder of two women who were found naked inside his luxury Hong Kong apartment. Easton Ellis is very skilled at creating characters. The character becomes more and more of a blank canvas as the book goes on, a development underlined by the fact that he is constantly being mistaken for someone else, or spotting an acquaintance and not being sure exactly who it is. The novel was published in which coincidentally was the same year that the infamous serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer was finally apprehended. Shock value becomes its own justification in that context, and the task of skewering the eighties New York rich kids, which ought to have made a great book all by itself, suffers in the shadows of a mature talent bent to immature ends.