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- His third novel, American Psycho (1991), was his most successful; upon its release, the literary establishment widely condemned it as overly violent and misogynistic.
- This Broadway production of Les Misérables and its advertising in New York City is a recurring theme in American Psycho.
- In the book and film adaptation of American Psycho, the main character (Patrick Bateman) briefly discusses it, amongst other work by Collins.
- One of his first roles after graduation in 1991 was as Patrick Bateman in a stage version of American Psycho, and he was subsequently often typecast as violent, brutal characters.
- Bernardo was keenly interested in the 1991 Bret Easton Ellis novel, American Psycho, and "read it as his Bible".
- Ellis used McInerney's character, Alison Poole (Story of My Life), in his novels American Psycho and Glamorama.
- The style was notably parodied in Bret Easton Ellis' American Psycho.
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