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Imperial Bedrooms by Bret Easton Ellis
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really liked it
bookshelves: 2010

While this books works on its own, it is really recommended reading Less than Zero to get the most out of Imperial Bedrooms. This book is set 25 years later, Clay has seemed to have moved on but when he finds himself back in Hollywood, he is sucked back into this world. My problem with Less than Zero as probably the fact that I read it 25 years too late; so it felt dated and I was probably too old to get the most out of it. Imperial Bedrooms seemed to be a better book, I’m not sure it’s the fact that Bret Easton Ellis has improved as a writer, or that it didn’t feel dated. Ellis has a very unique style of writing, very descriptive making the characters feel very shallow in a well thought out way. He uses this tactic in American Psycho a lot and it made me feel like I was going psycho; so this book just ended up been an entertaining and interesting book to read.
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Reading Progress

April 25, 2011 – Shelved
August 13, 2011 – Started Reading
August 14, 2011 –
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August 15, 2011 – Shelved as: 2010
August 16, 2011 – Finished Reading

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