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The Shards: A novel af Bret Easton Ellis
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The Shards: A novel (udgave 2023)

af Bret Easton Ellis (Forfatter)

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Fiction. Horror. Literature. HTML:NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER ? A novel of sensational literary and psychological suspense from the best-selling author of Less Than Zero and American Psycho that tracks a group of privileged high school friends in a vibrantly fictionalized 1980s Los Angeles as a serial killer strikes across the city
??A thrilling page turner from Ellis, who revisits the world that made him a literary star with a stylish scary new story that doesn't disappoint.? ??Town & Country
Bret Easton Ellis??s masterful new novel is a story about the end of innocence, and the perilous passage from adolescence into adulthood, set in a vibrantly fictionalized Los Angeles in 1981 as a serial killer begins targeting teenagers throughout the city.
Seventeen-year-old Bret is a senior at the exclusive Buckley prep school when a new student arrives with a mysterious past. Robert Mallory is bright, handsome, charismatic, and shielding a secret from Bret and his friends even as he becomes a part of their tightly knit circle. Bret??s obsession with Mallory is equaled only by his increasingly unsettling preoccupation with the Trawler, a serial killer on the loose who seems to be drawing ever closer to Bret and his friends, taunting them??and Bret in particular??with grotesque threats and horrific, sharply local acts of violence. The coincidences are uncanny, but they are also filtered through the imagination of a teenager whose gifts for constructing narrative from the filaments of his own life are about to make him one of the most explosive literary sensations of his generation. Can he trust his friends??or his own mind??to make sense of the danger they appear to be in? Thwarted by the world and by his own innate desires, buffeted by unhealthy fixations, he spirals into paranoia and isolation as the relationship between the Trawler and Robert Mallory hurtles inexorably toward a collision. 
Set against the intensely vivid and nostalgic backdrop of pre-Less Than Zero L.A., The Shards is a mesmerizing fusing of fact and fiction, the real and the imagined, that brilliantly explores the emotional fabric of Bret??s life at seventeen??sex and jealousy, obsession and murderous rage. Gripping, sly, suspenseful, deeply haunting, and often darkly funny, The Shards<
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Titel:The Shards: A novel
Forfattere:Bret Easton Ellis (Forfatter)
Info:Knopf (2023), 608 pages
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  Kalapana | Jan 22, 2024 |
WTF, Bret.

“an abstraction, poetry that could mean anything to anyone”

Honestly, I didn't like this book much. I tolerated the long, rambling bits that reminded me of my late teens and shook my head over how little we knew at that age. How much ridiculous drama we created with our heads stuffed full of certainty and hormones. The book was full of it.

Then the disassembling started.

I don't have many triggers when reading. But animal death is the strongest of them. People make choices in their lives. Small children and pets do not. BEE is one of my favorite authors, and I can generally power through his descriptions of hideous animal deaths. I can do that because I know there will be a payoff, and I also know that most of the time the author is a liar and his truth isn't always the truth.

This book was too much for me. There was a steady drumbeat of graphic pet/animal deaths, from fish to horse. I skimmed most of them, but I nearly quit reading the book several times. Had to put it down a couple of times. Cried once.


If animal deaths are one of your triggers, skip The Shards. BEE doesn't skimp on them.

I loved the book anyway. It is a book shrieks to us about the denial of self and the unreality of a life lived among the upper crusts. Most of all, it's about cruelty and madness. The title refers to the fragments of memory the adult writer has about childhood. Not all of his memories are true, nor are they all false.

The reader will never find satisfactory answers to any questions at the end of the book. Don't read any Ellis book to find a satisfactory ending. It's never there. ( )
  rabbit-stew | Dec 31, 2023 |
A love letter to the 1980s that's equal parts meta, erotic, and disturbing. I inhaled this book and yet I still don't know how I feel about it; it's undoubtedly well written and the characterization is on point, but I can't really form a solid opinion on it.

Take a shot anytime BEE says one of the following words/phrases and I'm almost certain you'll die:
Mulholland, clove cigarette, panties (please just stop), splayed, Quaalude, Valium.
1 stem cbwalsh | Sep 13, 2023 |
Een 17-jarige scholier van een exclusieve privé-school in Los Angeles raakt geobsedeerd door een nieuwe medeleerling en door een seriemoordenaar die de stad terroriseren ( )
  huizenga | Jul 16, 2023 |
Los Ángeles, 1981. A sus diecisiete años, Bret está a punto de empezar su último curso de secundaria en Buckley junto a su exclusivo y sofisticado grupo de amigos: Thom, Susan y Debbie, novia de Bret, experimentan con el sexo, el alcohol y las drogas mientras aprovechan los últimos días de verano. Pero este sueño paradisiaco se desmorona con la llegada de un nuevo alumno: Robert Mallory es brillante, guapo y carismático, pero algo en él no encaja, y nadie más que Bret parece darse cuenta de que ese algo podría estar relacionado con la aparición del Arrastrero, un asesino en serie que amenaza a los adolescentes de la ciudad y a sus mascotas.

El autor de American Psycho y Menos que cero nos brinda un emocionante y provocador viaje a su yo adolescente, un viaje cargado de un insaciable deseo sexual y de celos, obsesión y rabia asesina. Los destrozos es una absorbente historia sobre la pérdida de la inocencia y el complicado paso a la vida adulta, y también un vívido y nostálgico retrato de la década de los ochenta; una narración recorrida por el suspense, el terror, el erotismo y el inconfundible humor negro característicos de un autor que es el símbolo de toda una generación.
  bibliotecayamaguchi | Jun 28, 2023 |
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Fiction. Horror. Literature. HTML:NEW YORK TIMES BEST SELLER ? A novel of sensational literary and psychological suspense from the best-selling author of Less Than Zero and American Psycho that tracks a group of privileged high school friends in a vibrantly fictionalized 1980s Los Angeles as a serial killer strikes across the city
??A thrilling page turner from Ellis, who revisits the world that made him a literary star with a stylish scary new story that doesn't disappoint.? ??Town & Country
Bret Easton Ellis??s masterful new novel is a story about the end of innocence, and the perilous passage from adolescence into adulthood, set in a vibrantly fictionalized Los Angeles in 1981 as a serial killer begins targeting teenagers throughout the city.
Seventeen-year-old Bret is a senior at the exclusive Buckley prep school when a new student arrives with a mysterious past. Robert Mallory is bright, handsome, charismatic, and shielding a secret from Bret and his friends even as he becomes a part of their tightly knit circle. Bret??s obsession with Mallory is equaled only by his increasingly unsettling preoccupation with the Trawler, a serial killer on the loose who seems to be drawing ever closer to Bret and his friends, taunting them??and Bret in particular??with grotesque threats and horrific, sharply local acts of violence. The coincidences are uncanny, but they are also filtered through the imagination of a teenager whose gifts for constructing narrative from the filaments of his own life are about to make him one of the most explosive literary sensations of his generation. Can he trust his friends??or his own mind??to make sense of the danger they appear to be in? Thwarted by the world and by his own innate desires, buffeted by unhealthy fixations, he spirals into paranoia and isolation as the relationship between the Trawler and Robert Mallory hurtles inexorably toward a collision. 
Set against the intensely vivid and nostalgic backdrop of pre-Less Than Zero L.A., The Shards is a mesmerizing fusing of fact and fiction, the real and the imagined, that brilliantly explores the emotional fabric of Bret??s life at seventeen??sex and jealousy, obsession and murderous rage. Gripping, sly, suspenseful, deeply haunting, and often darkly funny, The Shards

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