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Glamorama (1998) [Novel]
by Bret Easton Ellis Rating: Weighted - 7.8 / Average - 7.8 of 10 (18 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

In Glamorama, a young man in what is recognizably fashion- and celebrity-obsessed Manhattan is gradually, imperceptibly drawn into a shadowy looking-glass of that society, there and in London and Paris, and finds himself trapped on the other side, in a much darker place where fame and terrorism and family and politics are inextricably linked and sometimes indistinguishable. At once implicated and horror-stricken, his ways of escape blocked at every turn, he ultimately discovers -- back on the other, familiar side -- that there was no mirror, no escape, no world but this one in which hotels implode and planes fall from the sky.

Original title: Glamorama
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire

Edition #1: Glamorama

Glamorama (1998)
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Language: English

  • "An extremely traditional and very serious American novelist. He is the model of filial piety, counting among his parents Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Nathanael West and Joan Didion." Carolyn See, Washington Post
  • "Ellis is, without question, a serious and important writer in a tradition stretching back through Last Exit to Brooklyn to the Hemingway of The Sun Also Rises." John Walsh, The Independent [London]
  • "A writer at the peak of his powers, deeply concerned with the moral decline of our society, [who] takes us from the first to the seventh circle of hell, from Salinger to de Sade." Will Self, Evening Standard [London]
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Glamorama (1998)

ISBN: 0375404120

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