Based on a notorious Hollywood murder case, this study of psycho-sexual obsession is the first part of Ellroy's "LA Quartet". In 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.
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"'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' Publishers Weekly"
"'A unique voice in American crime writing' " ( Sunday Telegraph)
Critical acclaim for The Cold Six Thousand:
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a Brutal and powerful crime masterpiece by the author of LA Confidential
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Book Description Arrow Books, 1991. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 99498103