Publish date: September 11th 2014
Publisher: William Heinemann
Pages no: 592
Edition language: English
I have so few auto-buy authors these days. I used to have many, but one by one I drop them when the stories turn predictable and the writing stale. One actually died, but anyway...Ellroy is heavy reading, and his dirty staccato style is what makes the scenery come alive. If you've glommed the rest o...
DNF at 45 %! A couple of years ago I studied theology and some books I read was good and some books was bloody awful and almost impossible to get through. But one had to. But this one I don't have to finish so now I'm throwing in the towel, saying adiós amigo...Hasta la vista baby! ...
Title: Perfidia Who wrote it? Ellroy reintroduces characters from his previous novels—some major, some blink-and-you'll-miss-them minor—and mixes them all together, in a low-down dirty gumbo. James fucking Ellroy, author of badass books like The Black Dahlia, LA Confidential, American Tabloid,...