Glamorama

Glamorama

eBook - 2000
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Victor Ward, a model with perfect abs who exists in magazines and gossip columns and whose life resembles an ultra-hip movie, is living with one beautiful model and having an affair with another. Then it's time to move on to the next stage, but the future he gets is not the one he had in mind.
Publisher: New York : Vintage, 2000
ISBN: 9780307756428
0307756424
Characteristics: 1 online resource (543 p.)

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Triple_X_Rex
Oct 25, 2016

As a novelist, Ellis really needs to take some serious creative writing courses.

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Cecilturtle
Dec 15, 2013

This is my second book by Easton Ellis and I should know by now that it will make me squirm. There are some particularly gruesome scenes that make gore horror seem like a walk in the park - but these are my limitations that don't necessarily take away from the book itself. The construction from the incredibly frivolous world of celebrities to the sophisticated international espionage scene is quite compelling and the book picks up in pace to the point where the 500+ pages actually fly by.
I had trouble with the plot, but this sense of imbalance is what makes this story powerful. Added to this is the imagery of coldness and confetti, the music and the smells, which really appeal to all sense and the reader is overwhelmed by glitz and fear.
One thing is certain: this book will leave no one indifferent.

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