There was really no plot in this novel, the characters were not very interesting, it wasn't very funny.
Ellis is an amazing writer and even in the most violent of scenes, and with his most graphic detail of every movement, Ellis's writing is elegant.
I'm not a writer and think Mr. Ellis is really good at what he does, I just didn't really get this book the way it seems other people did.
Ellis must have done his homework on malignant narcissism. I've known people like Bateman and it's scary that he protrayed him so accurately. Read morePublished 3 days ago by L-Mo
Bateman is so pathetic that you'll feel good about yourself. The ensemble is strong and Ellis transports you to a different time and place. Read morePublished 5 days ago by K. P. Klima
It's a little monotonous reading about every article of clothing everyone in the room is wearing and a 10 page review of Hewy Louis and the News but it plays into the methodical... Read morePublished 7 days ago by Jay McD
"American Psycho" begins with the usual disclaimer. "This is a work of fiction. All of the characters...are imaginary and are not intended to refer to any living persons... Read morePublished 10 days ago by Ken
Disturbing, as expected. The book has a lot of great qualities, and I did enjoy reading (most of) it. But I have to say that the movie was better for me. Read morePublished 17 days ago by Tonya N Cook
Not an easy read. Not a BAD book, but very dense with almost no story going on. I'm a slasher movie fan, so the violent scenes didn't bother me at all, but without those parts,... Read morePublished 19 days ago by Rory A. Ryan
No doubt one of the most gruesome, vile book I've ever read, American Psycho had me laughing at some moments and violently cringing at others. Read morePublished 20 days ago by Aaron