Bret Easton Ellis

In 1985, Bret Easton Ellis shocked, stunned and disturbed with Less Than Zero, his 'extraordinarily accomplished first novel' (The New Yorker), successfully chronically the frightening consequences of unmitigated hedonism within the ranks of the ethically bereft youth of 80s Los Angeles. 25 year later, Ellis returns to those same character with his brilliant new novel Imperial Bedrooms - to Clay and the band of infamous teenagers whose lives weave sporadically through his - but now, they face an even greater period of disaffection: their own middle age.

Bret Easton Ellis is the author of five novels, including the psychological thriller Amercian Psycho, and a collection of short stories, He divides his time between Los Angeles and New York.