With an introduction by Irvine Welsh A cult classic adapted into an award-winning film starring Christian Bale. Is evil something you are? Or is it something you do? Patrick Bateman has it all: good looks youth charm a job on Wall Street reservations at every new restaurant in town and a line of girls around the block. He is also a psychopath. A man addicted to his superficial perfect life he pulls us into a dark underworld where the American Dream becomes a nightmare …Bret Easton Ellis’ American Psycho is one of the most controversial and talked-about novels of all time. A multimillion-copy bestseller hailed as a modern classic it is a violent black comedy about the darkest side of human nature.