[BOOKS] ✫ The Rules of Attraction ✵ Bret Easton Ellis – Plummovies.info

[BOOKS] ✫ The Rules of Attraction  ✵ Bret Easton Ellis – Plummovies.info So I stand against the wall, listen to REM, finish the beer, get , keep my eye on the Freshman girl Then some other girl, Deidre I think her name is, black spiked hair that already looks dated and trendy, black lipstick, black fingernail polish, black kneesocks, black shoes, nice tits, okay body, Senior, comes over and she s wearing a black halter top even though it s like forty below in the room and she s drunk and coughing like she has T.B., swigging Scotch I ve seen her stealing Dante So I stand against the wall, listen to REM, finish the beer, get , keep my eye on the Freshman girl Then some other girl, Deidre I think her name is, black spiked hair that already looks dated and trendy, black lipstick, black fingernail polish, black kneesocks, black shoes, nice tits, okay body, Senior, comes over and she s wearing a black halter top even though it s like forty below in the room and she s drunk and coughing like she has T.B., swigging Scotch I ve seen her stealing Dante in the bookstore Bret Easton Ellis, in describing this girl, gives us those extra descriptive terms that make us give Deidre a second look Coughing, swigging, and stealing Okay, so she is a bit trashy, a bit goth, a bit too easy, maybe, but any girl that steals Dante would definitely have perked my interest back in the day The music is loud so I d have to nuzzle up to her ear She probably smells faintly still of t Ellis is one of those authors that seems to grow in stature as time marches on i see him on so many Favorite Author lists and i just have to roll my eyes a bit personally, he ll always be the author i laughed at on a regular basis hilariously pretentious and embarrassingly convinced that pretension equals depth American Psycho sorry, the film version was a better portrait of capitalist consumerism and had the intelligence to re route the author s misogyny so that it existed solely within th Ellis is one of those authors that seems to grow in stature as time marches on i see him on so many Favorite Author lists and i just have to roll my eyes a bit personally, he ll always be the author i laughed at on a regular basis hilariously pretentious and embarrassingly convinced that pretension equals depth American Psycho sorry, the film version was a better portrait of capitalist consumerism and had the intelligence to re route the author s misogyny so that it existed solely within the central psycho Less Than Zero well, it s very hard for This book may have sounded contrived to some, but to me it was exactly the way I remember being and feeling in college The dorm, cafeteria and party scenes are brilliant and so are the fast travel sections When I recently read The Sorrows of Young Mike, it felt like a sequel because the characters were also nihilistic college students, horny and self involved It, along with The Rules of Attraction, touches on similar issues that hardly affect the main characters, as they are busy thinking abo This book may have sounded contrived to some, but to me it was exactly the way I remember being and feeling in college The dorm, cafeteria and party scenes are brilliant and so are the fast travel sections When I recently read The Sorrows of Young Mike, it felt like a sequel because the characters were also nihilistic college students, hor And so I thought that after college this would be less impressionable a tad less impressive Boy was I wrong I am still completely enraptured by this novel in which characters DON T change breaking 1 of the main cardinal rules of all literature to make protagonists experience change Ellis is intrepid The details in this are perfect and absolutely hilarious 80 s encapsulated brilliantly You end up rooting for the sleaziest of antagonists nobody in Camden deserves redemption and most a And so I thought that after college this would be less impressionable a tad less impressive Boy was I wrong I am still 3.5 StarsThe Rules of Attraction is one of those stories that makes you feel slightly uneasy while reading it It had the feel of both A Clockwork Orange and Trainspotting in the sense that it is so over the top and risqu The Rules of Attraction is unlike anything that I have ever read before.I had never read anything from Bret Easton Ellis before, although American Psycho has been sitting on my shelf for quite some time now I came across The Rules of Attraction at a local thrift shop and I r 3.5 StarsThe Rules of Attraction is one of those stories that makes you feel slightly uneasy while reading it It had the feel of both A Clockwork Orange and Trainspotting in the sense that it is so over the top and risqu The Rules of Attraction is unlike anything that I have ever read before.I had never read anything from Bret Easton Ellis before, although American Psycho has been sitting on my shelf for quite some time now I came across The Rules of Attraction at a local thrift Rock n roll, Deal with itThis is a rich scintillating piece of writing, rather unorthodox, nontraditional, Ellis style of writing.Rules of Attraction is written in present tense which is hard to pull off unless it s Palahniuk, BEE or Anthony Doerr , with first person shiftings It starts with, and it s a story that might bore youCertainly I m not the only one to believe that pages were torn and again the book ends mid sentence.So you re just there, oblivion to past and future.It involveRock n roll, Deal with itThis is a rich scintillating piece of writing, rather unorthodox, nontraditional, Ellis style of writing.Rules of Attraction is written in present tense which is hard to pull off unless it s Palahniuk, BEE or Anthony Doerr , with first person shiftings It starts with, and it s a story that might bore youCertainly I m not the only one to believe that pages were torn and again the book ends mid sentence.So you re just there, oblivion to past and future.It involves some of the characters from other books of BEE which I d call BEE universe , including the legendary PATRICK BATEMAN.There s Sean Bateman Patrick Bateman s brother who is suicidal, cynical, braindead and low key sociopath, who keeps saying deal with it.There s Lauren who keeps changing her courses and bed partners while her Boyfr At first glance, this book is pointless It s an endless loop of drugs, sex, and parties It has no plot, it begins and ends in the middle of a sentence, there are too many characters strewn about, too many labels, too many songs, too many places You finish the book and for a moment you think wait what That s it but you realize yes, that is, in fact, it The apathy Ellis invokes in his readers, shows in his characters, is still masterfully done He breezes past topics like suicide and a At first glance, this book is pointless It s an endless loop of drugs, sex, and parties It has no plot, it begins and ends in the middle of a sentence, there are too many characters strewn a Set At A Small Affluent Liberal Arts College In New England Eighties, The Rules Of Attraction Is A Startlingly Funny, Kaleidoscopic Novel About Three Students With No Plans For The Future Or Even The Present Who Become Entangled In A Curious Romantic Triangle Bret Easton Ellis Trains His Incisive Gaze On The Kids At Self Consciously Bohemian Camden College And Treats Their Sexual Posturings And Agonies With A Mixture Of Acrid Hilarity And Compassion While Exposing The Moral Vacuum At The Center Of Their Lives The Rules Of Attraction Is A Poignant, Hilarious Take On The Death Of Romance. This was my introduction into the world of Bret Easton Ellis, and I fell hopelessly in love.I couldn t believe that someone could put together a written work, which not only emanates the characters hyper sexed over zealous self conscious unaware searching for love not knowing sadness, but uses language to reinforce its themes It would seem confusing, but at my first read, it was what I was feeling at that moment minus the drugs, those came later Rules of Attraction, at its base, is a novel a This was my introduction into the world of Bret Easton Ellis, and I fell hopelessly in love.I couldn t believe that someone could put together a written work, which not only emanates the characters hyper sexed over zealous self conscious unaware searching for love not knowing sadness, but uses language to reinforce its themes It would seem confusing, but at my first read, it was what I was feeling at that moment minus the drugs, those came later Rules of Attraction, at its base, is a novel about communication and the inefficiency of words It is also a meditation on reality, what is it to who A theme that pops up in Easton Ellis s later works.As Lillian has reminded me, it does start and end mid sentence, only in the brillance of Easton Ellis s mind should a slice of life story cut in like any other voyeur, mid action just as simple as listening in on a phone conversation or looking through your neighbo My friend lent me this book and I was super excited because we re trying this new thing where we lend each other a book to read every month and this was the first one of our new little reading adventure I was bored Insanely bored It felt like someone was literally yelling gibberish so fast into my ear that I almost couldn t understand them at all.I tried to enjoy this I did I read 50 pages the first d

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