Ellroy, James White Jazz

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White Jazz

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Best-selling crime fiction author James Ellroy returns with the fourth in his LA Quartet.

Los Angeles, 1958: a city on the make. A boom town at the edge of a new era ripe for plunder.

Lieutenant Dave Klein: in turn a lawyer, bagman, slum landlord, mob killer. Klein stands at the centre of a complex web of plots where violence and death will intersect. He's a slumlord, a bagman, an enforcer--a power in his own small corner of hell. Then the Feds announce a full-out investigation into local police corruption, and everything goes haywire.

Klein's been hung out as bait, "a bad cop to draw the heat," and the heat's coming from all sides: from local politicians, from LAPD brass, from racketeers and drug kingpins--all of them hell-bent on keeping their own secrets hidden. For Klein, "forty-two and going on dead," it's dues time...

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Los Angeles, 1958: a city on the make. A boom town at the edge of a new era ripe for plunder.

Lieutenant Dave Klein: in turn a lawyer, bagman, slum landlord, mob killer. Klein stands at the centre of a complex web of plots where violence and death will intersect.

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"A vivid, enthralling read... James Ellroy is the outstanding American crime writer of his generation" ( Independent)

"Recent novels by the likes of Carl Hiassen, Andrew Vachss and George V Higgins have at best been treading water. James Ellroy may be the exception. He seems in less danger of burnout than of going supernova" ( New Statesman and Society)

"One of the great American writers of our time" ( Los Angeles Times Book Review)

" White Jazz makes previous detective fiction read like Dr. Seuss" ( San Francisco Examiner)

"Riffling, rolling, reeling . . . Ellroy's best" ( The Denver Post)

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