Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis

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Published by Knopf, Distributed by Random House in New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Novelists -- Fiction.,
  • Suburban life -- Fiction.,
  • Married people -- Fiction.,
  • College teachers -- Fiction.,
  • Hallucinations and illusions -- Fiction.

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementBret Easton Ellis.
GenreFiction.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3555.L5937 L86 2005
The Physical Object
Pagination307 p. ;
Number of Pages307
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3420882M
ISBN 100375412913
LC Control Number2005040923

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Lunar Park starts as a honest memoir and then turns into a freakshow and then clusterfuck of bunch of random clusterfucks.

This is his only book written in past tense and it certainly feels a bit deviated from his other works/5.

About Lunar Park. Bret Ellis, the narrator of Lunar Park, is the bestselling writer whose first novel Less Than Zero catapulted him to international stardom while he was still in college. In the years that followed he found himself adrift in a world of wealth, drugs, and fame, as well as dealing with the unexpected death of his abusive father.

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In his novel Lunar Park, Bret Easton Ellis takes first-person narrative to an extreme, inserting himself (and a host of real characters from the publishing world) into the haunting story of a drugged-out famous writer living in the suburbs trying to reconnect with his wife and son and reconcile his damaged past.4/5().

Becoming a best-selling novelist and wealthy celebrity while still in college, only to have his fame disintegrate in a sea of booze and drugs, the narrator gets a new chance at life, but that life.

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Lunar ParkOnline read: Lunar Park. the beginnings “You do an awfully good impression of yourself.” This is the first line of Lunar Park and in its brevity and simplicity it was Lunar Park book to be a return to form, an echo, of the opening line from my debut novel, Less Than Zero.

For Lunar Park, he has chosen to fictionalize himself as a protagonist so that he can satirize the media-constructed image of himself as a rebellious and wildly successful author.

He also turned to. lunar park mme ome 4/7/05 am Page iv The occupational hazard of making a spectacle of yourself, over the long haul, is that at some point you buy a ticket too. LUNAR PARK, and especially its opening autobiographical format, has any serious Ellis fan like myself immediately hooked and impossibly trying to discern what is real from what is not.

The novel remains compelling throughout with its magnificent description and. "Lunar Park" is a book shot through with longing -- with the character Ellis's sincere, hopelessly self-thwarted desire to find a link to his son and to work through his father's destructive.

Reading Lunar Park, Bret Easton Ellis' new novel about a writer named Bret Easton Ellis, is like nothing so much as watching a terrible accident occurring in slow-motion and reflected in a series of funhouse are never quite sure where reality is located if there is any reality or how to process what you are reading.

Fans of Ellis' earlier novels may be the best prepared for this. As a novel by anyone else, Lunar Park would be hokum, but in context, it is a fascinating look at a once controversial celebrity as a middle-aged man.

Agent, Amanda Urban. (Aug.). 'As a novel by anyone else, Lunar Park would be hokum, but in context, it is a fascinating look at a once controversial celebrity as a middle-aged man.' - PW - PW 'The sense of creeping dread is excellent, and the beasts confronted by the Ellis character are genuinely frightening, but they don't lend any meaningful urgency to his psychological journey.

Lunar Park confounds one expectation after another, passing through comedy and mounting horror, both psychological and supernatural, toward an astonishing resolution, about love and loss, fathers and sons, in what is surely the most powerfully original and deeply moving novel of an extraordinary career.

"Lunar Park is easily the most readable of Ellis' books: less name-dropping, more plot. Also good is a sustained awareness on the part of Ellis-the-character that. LUNAR PARK. by Bret Easton Ellis View full list > More Fiction & Literature > MORE BY BRET EASTON ELLIS.

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Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis pp, Picador, £ The questions writers are most often asked at public events - apart from whether they use pen or. ― Bret Easton Ellis, quote from Lunar Park “When we sat down to eat I took inventory of the people in the room, and the remnants of my good mood evaporated when I realized how very little I had in common with them – the career dads, the responsible and diligent moms.

"When you give up life for fiction you become a character," muses the narrator in Bret Easton Ellis's forthcoming novel, Lunar Park. The narrator, "Bret Easton Ellis," promises to tell the tale of. Bret Ellis, the narrator of Lunar Park, is a writer whose first novel Less Than Zero catapulted him to international stardom while he was still in college.

In the years that followed, he found himself. Book reviews, interviews, columns, and musings. August Joey Rubin fiction Lunar Park by Bret Easton Ellis. Bret Easton Ellis has made a career of writing exciting novels--usually because of their subject matter as opposed to their execution.

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Met een interview over deze roman met Ellis. Deels. So, just in case you haven’t heard: Bret Easton Ellis has written a new novel, called Lunar Park, chronicling the doped-up, dragged-down life of a writer named—get this!—Bret Easton : David Amsden.

Bi the Way: This is a Bret Easton Ellis novel ; Crapsaccharine World: The world of Lunar Park is much less of a downer than the rest of Ellis's works, but it still sucks. Aside from the implied police state that is going on in the rest of the country, the main setting of Lunar Park is an upscale Stepford Suburbia filled with Political Correctness Gone Mad and a wave of missing child cases.Q&A with Bret Easton Ellis.

Page 1/8 > 2/8 > 3/8 > 4/8 > 5/8 > 6/8 > 7/8 > 8/8/ Q: We have to start with the most obvious question: the main character in Lunar Park is Bret Easton Ellis, author of Less Than Zero, American Psycho, etc People are going to question just how fictional the novel is.

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