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Lunar Park

by Bret Easton Ellis

eBooks of the Month Horror Modern and Classic Literary Fiction

LoveReading View on Lunar Park

Author of the highly controversial American Psycho and the exceptional debut Less Than Zero takes himself and his early fame as the core to this bizarre and powerful examination of an author out of control. Just look at the reviews.

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Lunar Park Synopsis

Imagine becoming a bestselling novelist while still in college, and almost immediately famous and wealthy, then seeing your insufferable father reduced to a bag of ashes in a safety-deposit box, even as your celebrity drowns in a sea of vilification, booze and drugs. Imagine being given a second chance, as the Bret Easton Ellis of this remarkable novel is given. Lunar Park confounds one expectation after another, passing through comedy and mounting psychological and supernatural horror toward an astonishing resolution – about love and loss, fathers and sons – in what is surely the most original and moving novel of an extraordinary career.

Lunar Park Press Reviews

'Lunar Park is great enough to suggest that his best work may now be ahead rather than behind him; it's a very interesting ride with an always interesting novelist' The Times



'Emotionally powerful, Lunar Park is an unnerving and funny puzzle of a book: undoubtedly the real thing, as it were' Guardian


'Bret Easton Ellis has finally delivered the classic novel he promised with his wildly successful debut, Less Than Zero' Sunday Times

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ISBN: 9780330536332
Publication date: 01/04/2011
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback

ISBN: 9780330439534
Publication date: 07/10/2005
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Hardback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780330536332
Publication date: 1st April 2011
Author: Bret Easton Ellis
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 464 pages
Genres: eBook Favourites, Horror, Literary Fiction,
Categories: Modern & contemporary fiction (post c 1945),

About Bret Easton Ellis

Bret Easton Ellis is the author of four previous novels and a collection of stories, which have been translated into twenty-seven languages. He divides his time between Los Angeles and New York City. Photograph © Ian Gittler

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