American Psycho

American Psycho

American Psycho

A cult classic, adapted into a film starring Christian Bale.

Is evil something you are? Or is it something you do?

Patrick Bateman has it all: good looks, youth, charm, a job on Wall Street, reservations at every new restaurant in town and a line of girls around the block. He is also a psychopath. A man addicted to his superficial, perfect life, he pulls us into a dark underworld where the American Dream becomes a nightmare . . .

With an introduction by Irvine Welsh, Bret Easton Ellis's American Psycho is one of the most controversial and talked-about novels of all time. A multi-million-copy bestseller hailed as a modern classic, it is a violent black comedy about the darkest side of human nature.

  • Format: Paperback | 416 pages
  • Dimensions: 130 x 198 x 26mm | 302g
  • Publication date: 08 Jan 2015
  • Publisher: Pan Macmillan
  • Imprint: Picador
  • Publication City/Country: London, United Kingdom
  • Language: English
  • ISBN13: 9781447277705
  • Bestsellers rank: 194

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