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Rules of Attraction, the (1987) [Novel]
by Bret Easton Ellis Rating: Weighted - 8.0 / Average - 8.0 of 10 (17 votes) (Rate!)
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Summary :

This novel offers a satirical yet bleak vision of the modern world - a world devoted to conspicuous consumption and consumer-as-king culture - and highlights the feelings of futility and superficiality that mark an entire generation.

Original title: The Rules of Attraction
Original languages: English


Genre: FictionGeneral FictionHumorSatire

Edition #1: The Rules of Attraction

The Rules of Attraction (1987)
Edition Details:

Language: English

  • "Inspired. A wonderfully comic novel." Gore Vidal
  • "Serves to establish Mr. Ellis's reputation further as one of the primary inside sources in upper-middle-class America's continuing investigation of what has happened to its children." The New York Times Book Review
  • "Ellis is, first and last, a moralist. Under cover of his laconic voice, every word in his [novels] springs from grieving outrage at our spiritual condition." Los Angeles Times Book Review
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Manifested in:

The Rules of Attraction (September 1987)

Format: Hardcover
Place of publication: New York, NY
Publisher: Simon & Schuster
ISBN: 067162234X
Pages: 283

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