The Black Dahlia: The first book in the classic L.A. Quartet crime series

The Black Dahlia: The first book in the classic L.A. Quartet crime series

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Author: James Ellroy

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 384


A neo-noir crime novel from the legendary crime novelist James Ellroy. Los Angeles, 15th January 1947. A beautiful young woman walks into the night and meets a horrific destiny.Five days later, her tortured body is found drained of blood and cut in half. The newspapers call her 'The Black Dahlia'. For two cops, what begins as an investigation becomes a hellish journey that takes them to the core of the dead girl's twisted life.And soon professional curiosity spirals into obsession...__________'A mesmerising study of the psycho-sexual obsession... extraordinarily well written' - The Times'The outstanding crime writer of his generation' - The Independent 'A wonderful tale of ambition, insanity, passion and deceit' - Publishers Weekly
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Author: James Ellroy

Format: Paperback / softback

Number of Pages: 384


A neo-noir crime novel from the legendary crime novelist James Ellroy. Los Angeles, 15th January 1947. A beautiful young woman walks into the night and meets a horrific destiny.Five days later, her tortured body is found drained of blood and cut in half. The newspapers call her 'The Black Dahlia'. For two cops, what begins as an investigation becomes a hellish journey that takes them to the core of the dead girl's twisted life.And soon professional curiosity spirals into obsession...__________'A mesmerising study of the psycho-sexual obsession... extraordinarily well written' - The Times'The outstanding crime writer of his generation' - The Independent 'A wonderful tale of ambition, insanity, passion and deceit' - Publishers Weekly