Less Than Zero Book Review

Less Than Zero Book Review and Analysis

Wealth, excess, a lack of purpose, and constant stimulation. Bret Easton Ellis tackles what toll these things may take on youth in the 80s. Less Than Zero is his first novel, and in it we follow characters who meander around Los Angeles, drinking, getting high, having sex, and spending money as if cost poses no …

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Satantango, the Novel Explained

Introduction Laszlo Krasznahorkai’s novel Satantango concerns itself with the destitute lives of the residents living in a decrepit, rain-drenched Hungarian estate. He writes the novel using winding, multi-part, sometimes page-long sentences that almost act as a dialogue when no one is speaking. Instead, the sentences speak to themselves, discussing the themes, correcting the earlier moments, …

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