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Bret Easton Ellis


USA (1964 - )

Bret Easton Ellis is an American novelist and short story writer. He was regarded as one of the so-called literary Brat Pack, which also included Tama Janowitz and Jay McInerney. He is a self-proclaimed satirist, whose trademark technique, as a writer, is the expression of extreme acts and opinions in an affectless style. Ellis employs a technique of linking novels with common, recurring characters.
 
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World Fantasy Best Novel nominee (2006) : Lunar Park


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Scary Kisses (1988)
Brad Gooch
"No one else has written a book this literate and witty about the modelling world."

Fight Club (1996)
Chuck Palahniuk
"A great début...Hypnotic, pitiless and told brilliantly."

Sellevision (2000)
Augusten Burroughs
"Savvy, very entertaining."

We're So Famous (2001)
Jaime Clarke
"Imagine Britney Spears narrating The Day of the locust as a gentle fable and you'll get the idea."
Lightning Field
Lightning Field (2001)
Dana Spiotta
"Dana Spiotta's focus and control and insight are remarkable, this raw, skilful book is revelatory."

Come Closer (2003)
Sara Gran
"A genuinely scary novel about possession and insanity. Hypnotic, disturbing, and written with such sneering confidence you believe every word."
Strangers
Strangers (2003)
Taichi Yamada
"Yamada is amongst the best Japanese writers I have read."

Twisted City (2004)
Jason Starr
"Jason Starr is the first writer of his generation to convincingly update the modern crime novel."

Rust and Bone (2005)
Craig Davidson
"These big, riveting stories about tough guys in trouble are the best I've read in a long time from a young writer. There's enough incident, shock and suspense for a dozen books. This collection is filled with stories you haven't heard before."


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