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L.A. Confidential - James Ellroy

This book contains a series of events so intricately crafted, finely tuned and well meshed that the author gets the prize for best plotted mystery of all time.  123 more words

Writing

Perfidia - A Web of Connections

In Exquisite Corpse: Surrealism and the Black Dahlia Murder (2006) Mark Nelson and Sarah Hudson Bayliss created a highly impressive chart they titled ‘Los Angeles 1935-1950: A Web of Connections’ 863 more words

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Truth in Advertising or at Least in Coconut Cakes

You know that feeling when you finally have decided that you will splurge on a great dessert and then it isn’t so great. After suffering some trauma about this, I’m here to solve that problem for my readers. 886 more words

Piergiorgio Pulixi, L'appuntamento

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Ho finito ieri notte questo libro, oserei dire un racconto lungo, non un vero e proprio romanzo. Non conoscevo l’autore ma ho letto in rete qualche recensione positiva, egli è stato nel vivaio di Carlotto e quindi sticazzi, ho deciso di che valeva la pena provare. 319 more words

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Books: The Big Nowhere

“The great theme of film noir is, You’re fucked.” – James Ellroy

It’s not film noir, but The Big Nowhere, James Ellroy’s 1988 novel, certainly fulfills this premise.

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READS OF THE YEAR 2014: Laurie Donaldson

James Ellroy, Perfidia (2014)

As with each new Ellroy, for me this was an event. I am not a natural fanboy – reading is a lifelong pleasure, a resource, a cave, but I am not usually as interested in the author. 371 more words

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James Ellroy and David Fincher to make Noir Drama

The series will be based on the life of a celebrated Hollywood private eye

Director David Fincher (Gone Girl, Se7en, Fight Club) has signed up for an HBO noir drama series together with L.A. 170 more words

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