The Black Dahlia

by James Ellroy

Part of the L.A. Quartet Series

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The Black Dahlia Synopsis

Los Angeles, 15th January 1947: a beautiful young woman walked into the night and met her horrific destiny. Five days later, her tortured body was found drained of blood and cut in half. The newspapers called her 'The Black Dahlia'. Two cops are caught up in the investigation and embark on a hellish journey that takes them to the core of the dead girl's twisted life...

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The Black Dahlia Press Reviews

'A mesmerising study of the psycho-sexual obsession . . . extraordinarily well written'
 - The Times

'One of those rare, brilliantly written books you want to press on other people'
 - Time Out

'A wonderful tale of ambition, insanity, passion and deceit'
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'The outstanding crime writer of his generation'
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ISBN: 9780099537861
Publication date: 02/06/2011
Publisher: Windmill Books an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback

Book Information

ISBN: 9780099537861
Publication date: 2nd June 2011
Author: James Ellroy
Publisher: Windmill Books an imprint of Cornerstone
Format: Paperback
Pagination: 384 pages
Genres: Crime / Mystery, eBook Favourites, Thriller / Suspense,
Categories: Crime & mystery,

About James Ellroy

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the acclaimed LA Quartet, The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, LA Confidential and White Jazz, as well as the first two parts of his Underworld USA trilogy, American Tabloid and The Cold Six Thousand which were both Sunday Times bestsellers.   In 2011 James Ellroy was awarded the French Order of Arts and Letters by France's culture minister Frederic Mitterand. Mitterand described Ellroy as "the master of dark dreams" and called him "one of the most prominent names in modern literature".Ellroy's editor at William Heinemann, Jason Arthur, ...

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