By Bret Easton Ellis
American Psycho (1991) is a mental mystery and satirical novel via Bret Easton Ellis approximately . the tale is instructed within the first individual through fictitious serial killer and big apple businessman Patrick Bateman. The picture violence and sexual content material generated a lot statement on the novel's unlock.
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Guidance? – and he mouths "Cigars" and pats his coat pocket. " "Honey," I say, ignoring McDermott, taking an arm and pulling her toward me. She flinches but I smile and she lets me pull her closer. "Now we're all going to eat a nice big meal here–" I start to explain. "But this isn't what I ordered," Van Patten says, looking at his plate. " I shoot him a glance then calmly turn toward the hardbody, grinning like an idiot, but a handsome idiot. "Now listen, we are good customers here and we're probably going to order some fine brandy, cognac, who knows, and we want to relax and bask in this" – I gesture with my arm – "atmosphere.
Jesus," Price says, holding the card up to the light, ignoring the new drinks. "This is really super. " I'm looking at Van Patten's card and then at mine and cannot believe that Price actually likes Van Patten's better. Dizzy, I sip my drink then take a deep breath. "But wait," Price says. " Even I have to admit it's magnificent. Suddenly the restaurant seems far away, hushed, the noise distant, a meaningless hum, compared to this card, and we all hear Price's words: "Raised lettering, pale nimbus white…" "Holy shit," Van Patten exclaims.
Hi. " Cruise tentatively shakes it. "So," I go. " "It's great," I say. " He nods, not looking at me, and I press the button for my floor again, an almost involuntary reaction. We stand there in silence. "So… Cocktail," I say, after a while. " I stand there rock still for a moment, before understanding that I have to do something about this, so I pretend to be suitably embarrassed, quizzically touch my nose then bring out my Polo handkerchief – already spotted brown – and wipe the blood away from my nostrils, overall handling it sort of well.