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Breakfast of Champions: Books that go bump in the night

Thought the movie was gory? The book American Psycho is much, much worse. The remorseless Patrick Bateman rapes, kills and then shows up to work on Wall Street.

brunch Updated: Oct 20, 2012 16:40 IST
Rachel Lopez

American Psycho: Thought the movie was gory? The book’s much, much worse. The remorseless Patrick Bateman rapes, kills and then shows up to work on Wall Street.

Carrie: Prom night is intimidating for most of us. But for the much-punished, much-bullied and slightly telekinetic Carrie, things get very, very bloody.

Kiss The Girls: James Patterson’s thriller chills your spine not with monsters but mystery. Who’d rape and kill young women for fun? And could you be next?

Helter SkelterHelter Skelter: Scary because it’s true. This account of the Manson murders and the trial that followed. How did Charles Manson get so evil? It can’t have been just LSD.

Rosemary’s Baby: Before the Roman Polanski film, there was the spooky book. Is Rosemary pregnant with the devil’s child? Will it come out with hooves? Surely pregnancy can’t be this hard…

From HT Brunch, October 21

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