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James Ellroy’s legendary LA Quartet republished with a brand new look

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.


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

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


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  • Paperback


    August 1, 2011

    Windmill Books

    416 pages

    RRP $22.99

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  • White Jazz
    James Ellroy



    November 30, 2011

    Cornerstone Digital

    416 pages

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