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  • Published: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448108602
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

Clandestine




A scintillating novel of sex and murder in 50s LA

Set in 1950s L A CLANDESTINE follows Frederick Underhill of the Los Angeles Police Department as he pursues his dream to become the most celebrated detective of all time. The death of a lonely woman gives him his chance. As an ex-lover of the victim, Underhill soon gets on the case with L A's most feared interrogator Lieutenant Dudley Smith. But instead of finding his career on the way up, he finds his life about to take a fall. . . .

  • Pub date: 30 November 2011
  • ISBN: 9781448108602
  • Imprint: Cornerstone Digital
  • Format: EBook
  • Pages: 352

About the Author

James Ellroy

James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the acclaimed 'LA Quartet': The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, LA Confidential and White Jazz. His novel Blood's a Rover completes the magisterial 'Underworld USA Trilogy'– the first two volumes of which (American Tabloid and The Cold Six Thousand) were both Sunday Times bestsellers. His most recent novel, Perfidia, is the first instalment in Ellroy's second 'L.A. Quartet'.

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Praise for Clandestine

“Ellroy is a unique voice in American fiction”

Jonathan Kellerman

“Ellroy's crime fiction represents a high mark in the genre”

New York Newsday

“One of the most important popular fiction writers in America, whose best books take their readers to the darkest places of the human condition - a Tinseltown Dostoyevsky”

Time Out

“The outstanding American crime writer of his generation”

Peter Gutteridge, Independent


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