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When bret easton ellis's american psycho was about to be published in 1991, word of its portrait of a monster — an amoral young wall street serial killer named patrick bateman, who nail. Patrick bateman is handsome, well educated and intelligent he is twenty-seven and living his own american dream he works by day on wall street, earning a fortune to complement the one he was born with. 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. Bret easton ellis (born march 7, 1964) is an american author, screenwriter, and short story writer his works have been translated into 27 languages  he was at first regarded as one of the so-called literary brat pack ,  which also included tama janowitz and jay mcinerney.
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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.