James Ellroy


L.A. Quartet

The Black Dahlia

A Novel

In this fictionalized treatment of a real case, Bucky Bleichert and Lee Blanchard, both L.A. cops obsessed with the Black Dahlia, journey through the seamy underside of Hollywood to the core of the dead girl’s twisted life.

“Passionate, violent, frustrating…imaginative and bizarre.” —Los Angeles Times.

“Building like a symphony, this is a wonderful, complicated, but accessible tale of ambition, insanity, passion and deceit.” —Publishers Weekly.

This fictionalized version of Hollywood’s most notorious murder case takes readers on a hellish journey through the movie capital and into a region of total madness.

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