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By Bret Easton Ellis

ISBN-10: 0679735771

ISBN-13: 9780679735779

American Psycho (1991) is a mental mystery and satirical novel via Bret Easton Ellis approximately . the tale is advised within the first individual through fictitious serial killer and long island businessman Patrick Bateman. The image violence and sexual content material generated a lot statement on the novel's liberate.

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While loosening my Matisse-inspired blue silk tie from Bill Robinson I dial her number and walk across the apartment, cordless phone in hand, to flip on the air-conditioning. She answers on the third ring. " "Patricia. Hi. " "Oh hi," she says. "Listen, I'm on the other line. " "Well…," I say. "Look, it's my health club," she says. "They've screwed up my account. " "Yeah," I say and hang up. I go into the bedroom and take off what I was wearing today: a herringbone wool suit with pleated trousers by Ciorgio Correggiari, a cotton oxford shirt by Ralph Lauren, a knit tie from Paul Stuart and suede shoes from Cole-Haan.

That girl is hot," McDermott agrees. " Price nods, but grudgingly. "Oh man," Van Patten says, distressed. " "Oh bullshit," we all moan. "Let me guess," I say. " "No," he says, then after sipping his drink, "She's a model. Anorexic, alcoholic, uptight bitch. " "What a joke you are," I say, unsure if he's lying. " McDermott shrugs. " "She drinks a liter of Stoli a day then throws it up and redrinks it, McDermott," Van Patten explains. " "Total cheap alkie," Price murmurs. "I don't care," McDermott says bravely.

Suddenly McDermott grabs my arm. "What the fuck is Price doing? " As in a movie, I turn around with some difficulty, standing on my toes to see Price perched on the rails, trying to balance himself, and someone has handed him a champagne glass and drunk or wired he holds both arms out and closes his eyes, as if blessing the crowd. Behind him the strobe light continues to flash off and on and off and on and the smoke machine is going like crazy, gray mist billowing up, enveloping him. He's shouting something but I cant hear what – the room is jammed to overcapacity, the sound level an earsplitting combination of Eddie Murphy's "Party All the Time" and the constant din of businessmen – so I push my way forward, my eyes glued on Price, and manage to pass Madison and Hugh and Turnball and Cunningham and a few others.

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