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American Psycho by  Bret Easton Ellis - Signed First Edition - 1991 - from Burnside Rare Books, ABAA (SKU: 140941265)

American Psycho

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American Psycho

by Ellis, Bret Easton

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New York: Vintage Books, 1991. First Edition. Fine. First edition, first printing. Signed by Bret Easton Ellis on title page, inscribed to former owner and dated 9/1/1995. [x], 399, [3], [3, ads] pp. Illustrated wraps. A Fine copy with slightly age-toned contents.

A pitchblack satire of '80s-era American hollowness and predatory capitalism, published as a paperback original in the Vintage Contemporaries series. It inspired the 2000 film directed by Mary Harron starring Christian Bale.


American Psycho is a psychological thriller and satirical novel by Bret Easton Ellis. The story is told in the first person by fictitious serial killer and Manhattan businessman Patrick Bateman. The graphic violence and sexual content generated much commentary at the novel's release.


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American Psycho
Ellis, Bret Easton
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First Edition
Vintage Books
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New York
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About Burnside Rare Books, ABAA

Burnside Rare Books specializes in American and British literature, and rare nonfiction. We are located in downtown Portland, Oregon and open by appointment.


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