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L.A. Confidential - James Ellroy
L.A. Confidential
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L.A. Confidential is epic "noir", a crime novel of astonishing detail and scope written by the bestselling author of The Black Dahlia. A horrific mass murder invades the lives of victims and victimizers on both sides of the law. And three lawmen are caught in a deadly spiral, a nightmare that... show more
L.A. Confidential is epic "noir", a crime novel of astonishing detail and scope written by the bestselling author of The Black Dahlia. A horrific mass murder invades the lives of victims and victimizers on both sides of the law. And three lawmen are caught in a deadly spiral, a nightmare that tests loyalty and courage, and offers no mercy, grants no survivors.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780446674249 (0446674249)
ASIN: 446674249
Publisher: Grand Central Publishing
Pages no: 496
Edition language: English
Series: L.A. Quartet (#3)
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blackguysdoread
blackguysdoread rated it
5.0 L.A. Confidential
L.A. Confidential feels like the book that James Ellroy has been preparing for and working up to during his entire career up to this point. He takes all of the themes he explored in previous novels and packs them into a book that's an even larger, more epic tale of crime, perversion, and Hollywood c...
La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it
3.0 L.A. Confidential
(Creo que James Ellroy odia al genero masculino )Me hizo acordar a esas historias antiguas de detectives . LOs hombres duros y las "muñecas" ; todo es corrupto , todo es maligno y el super macho va en camino a salvar a su Peggy , Jenny o Mary . Ja! ELlroy lo adapta bastante bien .AHora puedo ver la ...
Cathy67
Cathy67 rated it
4.0 Good But...
1) Yes, this was excellent.2) Yes, this was hard-boiled.3) Yes, this had confusing storylines.4) Yes, this book needed a list of characters (unless you have an incredible memory.) 5) Yes, I wanted to give this book a solid five stars. I have been wanting to read this great book for years, then when ...
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!"
Kate Says: "Reading Is Fun!" rated it
4.0 L.A. Confidential
I finally finished this one. It was pretty good. I really like James Ellroy's style even though the first half of the book I felt as if I was being bombarded with characters. However, it all made sense at the end. Oh yeah, and the movie is awesome too!
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