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American Psycho | Review

Title: American Psycho

Author: Bret Easton Ellis

Rating: 1 Star

Dates read: 02 Mar 18 – 17 Mar 18

Publication date: Mar 1991

Publisher: Picador/Vintage

Genre(s): Thriller, Crime, Horror


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.

American Psycho is one of the most controversial and talked-about novels of all time – a multimillion-copy bestseller hailed as a modern classic.

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