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One of the most maligned, misunderstood, and well-read books of the 1990s makes its first-ever United States hardcover appearance. This new edition features terrific cover art, a new introduction by John Langan, and a lengthy interview with the author. All copies signed by the author.
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In American Psycho, Bret Easton Ellis imaginatively explores the incomprehensible depths of madness and captures the insanity of violence in our time or any other. Patrick Bateman moves among the young and trendy in 1980s Manhattan. Young, handsome, and well educated, bateman earns his fortune on Wall Street by day while spending his nights in ways we cannot begin to fathom. Expressing his true self through torture and murder, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society could bear to confront.
Bret Easton Ellis is the author of Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, American Psycho, The Informers, Glamorama, Lunar Park, and Imperial Bedrooms. His works have been translated into twenty-seven languages. Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, American Psycho, and The Informers have all been made into films. He lives in Los Angeles.
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Book Description Centipede Press USA, 2012. Hardcover. Condition: As New. Dust Jacket Condition: As New. Limited Edition.... SIGNED BY BRET EASTON ELLIS - American Psycho remains one of the most notorious novels ever published. Originally slated for publication by Simon and Schuster, the hardcover edition was cancelled and the novel was published in trade paperback by Vintage. The novel met immediately with attacks and condemnation, but was simultaneously praised by some of the brightest literary critics and it continues to divide opinion today.This edition features a superb new introduction by John Langan. And there is another exclusive, a lengthy bonus interview with Bret Easton Ellis. This is the ONLY American hardcover edition of this novel ever published. Each numbered copy is signed by Bret Easton Ellis, John Langan and Ben Baldwin. The signed edition is limited to ONLY 200 copies, and this is number 86. Full colour dustjacket, now protected, gorgeous textured red endpapers, head and tail bands, ribbon marker, and most elegantly bound in black Brillianta cloth with an image inlay on front board. THIS IS A GREAT SMALL PRESS EDITION. To the many fans of this extraordinary book, please note: THIS IS NOT AN EXIT. Language: eng Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng 0.0 Language: eng. Signed by Author(s). Seller Inventory # ABE-8852595193