Bret Easton Ellis in 2010

Bret Easton Ellis is a Los Angeles-born writer who rose to fame in The Eighties as one of the "Literary Brat Pack"-- and probably the most successful of this group. Works include:

Alongside the controversy of these books, Ellis is a fairly public figure, whose Twitter account and public quotes skirt the edges of misogyny and misanthropy. In short, Ellis is a terrific writer who isn't all right in the head.

Bret Easton Ellis provides examples of the following tropes:
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