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“The Burning Room” by Michael Connelly
“Perfidia” by James Ellroy
“Rose Gold” by Walter Mosely
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Review: Perfidia, by James Ellroy (2014)

Musical Accompaniment: “Life During Wartime” by the Talking Heads

In retrospect, I probably wasn’t ready to fully appreciateĀ Perfidia. For background, about five years ago, I tore through James Ellroy’s First L.A. 1,360 more words

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Goodreads review: The Cold Six Thousand

The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The Cold Six Thousand picks up from where American Tabloid left off: immediately following John F. 397 more words

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The Paradox of Anti-Establishment Fiction

The 1960 film The Angry Silence begins with a train arriving at the station of a provincial English town. A mild-mannered looking man in a crumpled suit disembarks, and his eyes pass over his new surroundings. 1,456 more words

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Goodreads review: American Tabloid

American Tabloid by James Ellroy
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

The first in another history-minded trilogy, American Tabloid unpicks the hem of the myth of Camelot while keeping an eye on the main chance. 422 more words

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An Exciting Announcement - James Ellroy on Monday 17th November!

We are thrilled to announce that we will be hosting an event with James Ellroy here at Blackwell’s Bookshop on Monday 17th November at 7pm. 128 more words

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