Verlag: Pan macmillan Ltd. / Erscheinungsjahr: 2019 / 208 S. / Kartonierter Einband (Kt) / H19.7 cm x B13.0 cm x D1.3 cm 196 g
A disturbing portrayal of privileged and immoral LA teenagers, Less Than Zero is a cult classic.
You're a beautiful boy and that's all that matters.Eighteen-year-old college student Clay is back in his home town of Los Angeles for Christmas break. Clay is three things: rich, bored and looking to get high. As he reacquaints himself with a familiarly limitless world of privilege, along with his best friend and his ex, his shocking, stunning and disturbing adventure is filled with non-stop drinking in glamorous nightclubs, drug-fuelled parties and endless sexual encounters.Published in 1985, when Bret Easton Ellis was just twenty-one, Less Than Zero is a fierce coming-of-age story which quickly defined a genre. A cult classic beloved for its dogged portrayal of hedonistic youth and the morally depraved, this extraordinary and instantly famous novel is a landmark in modern fiction: an inventive, precocious and invigorating story of getting what you want when you want it.'An extraordinarily accomplished first novel' New Yorker'The Catcher in the Rye for the MTV generation' USA Today
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Bret Easton Ellis is the author of several novels, including Imperial Bedrooms, Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, American Psycho, Glamorama and Lunar Park, and a collection of stories, The Informers. Less Than Zero, The Rules of Attraction, American Psycho and The Informers have all been made into films. His first work of non-fiction, White, was published in 2019. He is the host of the Bret Easton Ellis Podcast available on Patreon. He lives in Los Angeles.