Bret Easton Ellis. The Sunday Times Bestselling New Novel from the Author of AMERICAN PSYCHO
'The Shards isnt just Elliss strongest novel since the 90s, its a full-spectrum triumph, incorporating and subverting everything hes done before and giving us, if we follow the books ingenious, gleefully self-aware conceit, nothing less than the Ellis origin story' - Sam Byers, Guardian The Shards reads like a Karl Ove Knausgrd novel spliced with a Dario Argento movie an inspired 1980s fever dream of a book, nostalgic and lustful and ecstatic, as well as a loving act of pop-cultural conservation what a charm to find that The Shards is as vital as anything hes ever written and its the one all the other BEE novels are about - Rob Doyle, Observer A tale of sexed-up, drug-guzzling privileged high school students in the early 1980s Glossy and grotesque - The Times Its Elliss definitive work: his own origin story David Sexton, Sunday Times If you like Bret Easton Ellis novels youll love this queasily gripping, strikingly heartfelt, and a whole lot of fun - Alex Bilmes, Esquire 'The author of American Psycho returns in characteristic, high-octane, disturbing style ... Welcome back, Mr Easton Ellis - Harpers Bazaar 'A thrilling fusion of classic crime noir, pop culture porn and new wave gloss,The Shards is the pinnacle of Bret Easton Ellis creative career and everything we have come to hope, expect and fear from him' - Benjamin Myers 'An atmospheric investigation into our shadow selves' - Guardian Best Brilliant Summer Reads 2023
Bret Easton Ellis is also the author of American Psycho, Glamorama, The Informers, Less Than Zero, Lunar Park and The Rules of Attraction. His work has been translated into twenty-seven languages. He lives in Los Angeles.