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 stylish in Eighties ny. younger, good-looking, and good informed, Bateman earns his fortune on Wall road via day whereas spending his nights in methods we can't start to fathom. Expressing his real self via torture and homicide, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society may possibly endure to confront.
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Evelyn finishes opening the Japanese beer bottles and tells Courtney to fetch Stash and Vanden. “We have to eat this now or else we’re going to be poisoned,” she murmurs, slowly moving her head, taking in the kitchen, making sure she hasn’t forgotten anything. “If I can tear them away from the latest Megadeth video,” Courtney says before exiting. “I have to talk to you,” Evelyn says. ” I come up to her. ” Tim still glares at her fiercely. I say nothing and stare at Tim’s drink. “Be a hon,” she tells me, “and place the sushi on the table.
He tells the driver to stop on the corner of Eighty-first and Riverside since the street doesn’t go the right way. “Don’t bother going arou—” Price begins. “Maybe I go other way around,” the cabdriver says. ” The driver brings the cab to a stop. Two cabs behind this cab both blare their horns then move on. ” “Nah. Hell, you’re banging her, Bateman. Why should we get Evelyn flowers? You better have change for a fifty,” he warns the driver, squinting at the red numbers on the meter. “Damnit. Steroids.