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- Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 9.99
The Black Dahlia is a roman noir on an epic scale: a classic period piece that provides a startling conclusion to America's most infamous unsolved murder mystery--the murder of the beautiful young woman known as The Black Dahlia. more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
Dig. The Demon Dog gets down with a new book of scenes from America?s capital of kink: Los Angeles. Fourteen pieces, some fiction, some nonfiction, all true enough to be admissible as state?s evidence, and half of it in print for the first time. And every one of them bearing the James Ellroy brand of mayhem, machismo, and hollow-nose prose. Here... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2009; US$ 15.95
"Astonishing . . . original, daring, brilliant." --Philadelphia Inquirer In 1958 Jean Ellroy was murdered, her body dumped on a roadway in a seedy L.A. suburb. Her killer was never found, and the police dismissed her as a casualty of a cheap Saturday night. James Ellroy was ten when his mother died, and he spent the next thirty-six years running... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2010; US$ 14.95
The legendary crime writer gives us a raw, brutally candid memoir?as high intensity and as riveting as any of his novels?about his obsessive search for ?atonement in women.? The year was 1958. Jean Hilliker had divorced her fast-buck hustler husband and resurrected her maiden name. Her son, James, was ten years old. He hated and lusted after his mother... more...
- Random House 2010; US$ 13.27
A raw, explicit memoir as high-intensity and riveting as any of Ellroy's novels. The theme: the author's obsessive pursuit of women . America's greatest living crime writer gives us a raw, brutally candid memoir-as high intensity and as riveting as any of his novels-about his obsessive search for "atonement in women." The year was 1958.Jean... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 13.27
A startling panorama of Los Angeles in the fifties. New Year's Eve as 1949 turns to 1950, Los Angeles: The City of Angels has becomes the city of the Angel of Death. Communist witch-hunts and insanely violent killings are terrorising the community. Three men are plunged into a maelstrom of violence and deceit when their lives become inextricably... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 14.74
A magisterial anthology of American noir writing in the 20th century by the best-selling author of the LA Quartet: The Black Dahlia. The Big Nowhere , LA Confidential and White Jazz . In his intoduction to The Best American Noir of the Century , James Ellroy writes, "noir is the most scrutinised offshoot of the hard-boiled school of fiction.... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 15.95
Los Angeles, 1958. Killings, beatings, bribes, shakedowns--it's standard procedure for Lieutenant Dave Klein, LAPD. He's a slumlord, a bagman, an enforcer--a power in his own small corner of hell. Then the Feds announce a full-out investigation into local police corruption, and everything goes haywire. Klein's been hung out as bait, "a bad cop... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.95
CHOSEN BY TIME MAGAZINE AS ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR "ONE HELLISHLY EXCITING RIDE." --Detroit Free Press The '50s are finished. Zealous young senator Robert Kennedy has a red-hot jones to nail Jimmy Hoffa. JFK has his eyes on the Oval Office. J. Edgar Hoover is swooping down on the Red Menace. Howard Hughes is dodging subpoenas and digging... more...
- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00
The Black Dahlia , The Big Nowhere , L.A. Confidential , White Jazz , American Tabloid ... James Ellroy's high-velocity, best-selling novels have redefined noir for our age, propelling us within inches of the dark realities of America's recent history. Now, in The Cold Six Thousand , his most ambitious and explosive novel yet, he puts the whole... more...