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 informed, Bateman earns his fortune on Wall road through day whereas spending his nights in methods we won't start to fathom. Expressing his actual self via torture and homicide, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society may possibly undergo to confront.
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You know the type—the ones who ask Evelyn if she has a nice dry white chardonnay—” He slaps a hand over his forehead and shuts his eyes and now he mutters, jaw clenched, “I’m leaving. I’m dumping Meredith. She’s essentially daring me to like her. I’m gone. Why did it take me so long to realize that she has all the personality of a goddamn game-show host? … Twenty-six, twenty-seven … I mean I tell her I’m sensitive. I told her I was freaked out by the Challenger accident—what more does she want?
There is a moderately interesting story concerning two people who disappeared at a party aboard the yacht of a semi-noted New York socialite while the boat was circling the island. A residue of spattered blood and three smashed champagne glasses are the only clues. Foul play is suspected and police think that perhaps a machete was the killer’s weapon because of certain grooves and indentations found on the deck. No bodies have been found. There are no suspects. Price began his spiel today over lunch and then brought it up again during the squash game and continued ranting over drinks at Harry’s where he had gone on, over three J&Bs and water, much more interestingly about the Fisher account that Paul Owen is handling.
He walks over to Evelyn and bows next to her, checking out his reflection in the mirror. ” Evelyn asks thoughtfully. ” Evelyn smiles flirtatiously, gently pushing Timothy away. “It’s Obsession. ” “No, no, wait,” Timothy says, sniffing loudly. “It’s not Obsession. T. ” Evelyn pauses and considers her options. She inspects Price’s head one more time. ” “Evelyn,” Tim says. ” Concerned, he runs a hand over it. “Maybe,” Evelyn says. ” “Well, at least it’s not green and I haven’t tried to cut it with a butter knife,” Tim says, referring to Vanden’s dye job and Stash’s admittedly cheap, bad haircut.