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ISBN13: 9780307756442
ISBN10: 0307756440
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In this seductive and chillingly nihilistic novel, Bret Easton Ellis, the author of American Psycho, returns to Los Angeles, the city whose moral badlands he portrayed unforgettably in Less Than Zero. This time is the early eighties. The characters go to the same schools and eat at the same restaurants. Their voices enfold us as seamlessly as those of DJs heard over a car radio. They have sex with the same boys and girls and buy from the same dealers. In short, they are connected in the only way people can be in that city.

Dirk sees his best friend killed in a desert car wreck, then rifles through his pockets for a last joint before the ambulance comes. Cheryl, a wannabe newscaster, chides her future stepdaughter, “You're tan but you don't look happy.” Jamie is a clubland carnivore with a taste for human blood. As rendered by Ellis, their interactions compose a chilling, fascinating, and outrageous descent into the abyss beneath L.A.'s gorgeous surfaces.

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Swept up in the violent angst of 1980s Los Angeles, three individuals are brought together by shared violence--including Dirk, a young street punk; Cheryl, a wannabe newscaster; and Jamie, a clubland vampire. Reprint. 40,000 first printing. Tour.

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\Bret Easton Ellis is the author of four previous novels and a collection of stories, which have been translated into twenty-seven languages. He divides his time between Los Angeles and New York City.

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ISBN:
9780307756442
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Subject:
Fiction : General
Author:
Ellis, Bret Easton
Author:
Bret Easton Ellis
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
General
Subject:
California
Subject:
Satire
Subject:
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction.
Subject:
Los angeles (calif.)
Subject:
General Fiction
Subject:
Audio Books-Literature
Subject:
Audio Books-Popular Fiction
Subject:
Literature-A to Z
Subject:
Literary
Subject:
main_subject
Subject:
all_subjects
Publication Date:
19950801
Binding:
ELECTRONIC
Language:
English
Pages:
225

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Fiction and Poetry » Literature » A to Z

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"Synopsis" by , Swept up in the violent angst of 1980s Los Angeles, three individuals are brought together by shared violence--including Dirk, a young street punk; Cheryl, a wannabe newscaster; and Jamie, a clubland vampire. Reprint. 40,000 first printing. Tour.
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