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“Mean and lean horror comedy classic” NEW YORK TIMES “A beautifully controlled, careful, important novel.” Fay Weldon,THE WASHINGTON POST “Serious, clever and shatteringly effective” SUNDAY TIMES
Patrick Bateman moves among the young and trendy in 1980s Manhattan. bateman earns his fortune on Wall Street. Expressing his true self through torture and murder, Bateman prefigures an apocalyptic horror that no society could bear to confront. His nights he spends in ways we cannot begin to fathom - doing impermissible things to women. He is living his own ‘American Dream’.
Young, handsome, and well educated,
BRET EASTON ELLIS
BRET EASTON ELLIS
“A dark, unsettling and nerve-chaffing satire” SEATTLE TIMES “A memorable debut by an important new writer.” Robert Stone “Diabolically dark and funny writing” THE WASHINGTON POST
Every weekend, in basements and parking lots across the country, young men with good white-collar jobs and absent fathers take off their shoes and shirts and fight each other barehanded go back to those jobs with blackened eyes and loosened teeth and the sense that they can handle anything. Fight Club is the invention of Tyler Durden, projectionist, waiter and dark, anarchic genius. And it’s only the beginning of his plans for revenge on a world.
for as long as they have to. Then they
“One of the greatest American novels of the century” THE NATION “Selby places in the front rank of American novelists.” THE NEW YORK TIMES
Harry Goldfarb, heroin addict and son of lonely widow Sara, cares only about enjoying the good life with girlfriend Marion and best friend Tyrone C Love, and making the most of all the drugs they can get. Sara Goldfarb sits at home with the TV, dreaming of the life she could have and struggling with her own addictions - food and diet pills. But these four will pay a terrible price for the pleasures. A passionate, heart-breaking tale of the crushing weight of hope and expectation.
REQUIEM FOR A DREAM
“This book marks Selby as a major American author” LOS ANGELES TIMES
HUBERT SELBY JR.
REQUIEM FOR A DREAM HUBERT SELBY JR.