By Bret Easton Ellis

ISBN-10: 0679735771

ISBN-13: 9780679735779

American Psycho (1991) is a mental mystery and satirical novel by way of Bret Easton Ellis approximately . the tale is informed within the first individual by way of fictitious serial killer and ny businessman Patrick Bateman. The photo violence and sexual content material generated a lot remark on the novel's free up.

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There's no need to argue," I say. " "But I thought we were going to be together," she says, straining for emotion. "I thought we were going to have dinner," and then, almost definitely an afterthought, "Be together. " "I know, I know," I say. "Listen, we should all be allowed to do exactly what we want to do. " She pauses and tries a new angle. "Mis music is so beautiful, so… I know it sounds corny, but it's… glorious. The band is one of the best you'll ever see. They're funny and wonderful and the music is so great and, oh gosh, I just want you to see them so badly.

Something chocolate and flourless," he shouts back. " I ask. " "It looks that way, doesn't it," Price says. " I ask. "I don't know," Price murmurs, studying his plate, then sitting up he pushes it away and motions to the waitress for another Finlandia on the rocks. Another hardbody waitress approaches us tentatively, bringing over a bottle of champagne, Perrier-Jouët, nonvintage, and tells us it's complimentary from Scott Montgomery. "Nonvintage, that weasel," Price hisses, craning his neck to find Montgomery's table.

Since we only have two VIP Basement passes Price shoves them at McDermott and Van Patten and they eagerly wave the cards at the guy guarding the top of the stairs. The guy who lets them pass is wearing a double-breasted wool tuxedo, a cotton wing-collar shirt by Cerruti 1881 and a black and white checkered silk bow tie from Martin Dingman Neckwear. "Hey," I shout to Price. " Madison, who I thought was Ebersol, is wearing a splendid double-breasted white linen jacket by Hackett of London from Bergdorf Goodman.

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