By Bret Easton Ellis
In American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis imaginatively explores the incomprehensible depths of insanity and captures the madness of violence in our time or the other. Patrick Bateman strikes one of the younger and classy in Eighties long island. younger, good-looking, and good expert, Bateman earns his fortune on Wall road by way of day whereas spending his nights in methods we won't start to fathom. Expressing his precise self via torture and homicide, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society may endure to confront.
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Wouldn’t dream of it,” Price says, putting a cigar back into his coat pocket. ” “Cool,” Stash grunts. Evelyn comes back with the sorbet in Odeon margarita glasses and an unopened bottle of Glenfiddich, which remains unopened while we eat the sorbet. Courtney has to leave early to meet Luis at a company party at Bedlam, a new club in midtown. Stash and Vanden depart soon after to go “score” something somewhere in SoHo. I am the only one who saw Stash take the piece of sushi from his plate and slip it into the pocket of his olive green leather bomber jacket.
He hands me the drink then sits down, crossing his legs. “Okay, okay, okay,” Van Patten says. “This is my question. A two-parter …” He pauses dramatically. “Now are rounded collars too dressy or too casual? ” A distracted Price, his voice still tense, answers quickly with an exact, clear enunciation that can be heard over the din in Harry’s. “It’s a very versatile look and it can go with both suits and sport coats. ” He pauses, sighs; it looks as if he’s spotted somebody. I turn around to see who it is.
Tasseled loafers, jerk-off,” he says. “Well, guys …” I measure my words carefully. …” I glance back at Price, wanting the drink badly. He brushes past Luis, who offers his hand. Price smiles, says something, moves on, strides over to our table. Luis, once more, tries to catch the bartender’s attention and once more fails. ” Craig asks eagerly. ” I nod. ” Van Patten asks suspiciously. ” Price asks. He hands me the drink then sits down, crossing his legs. “Okay, okay, okay,” Van Patten says. “This is my question.
American Psycho by Bret Easton Ellis