The Black Dahlia
A neo-noir crime novel from the legendary crime novelist James Ellroy. Los Angeles, 15th January 1947: a beautiful young woman walked into the night and met her horrific destiny.
Five days later, her tortured body was found drained of blood and cut in half. The newspapers called her ‘The Black Dahlia’. Two cops are caught up in the investigation and embark on a hellish journey that takes them to the core of the dead girl’s twisted life…
"A mesmerising study of the psycho-sexual obsession . . . extraordinarily well written" * The Times * "One of those rare, brilliantly written books you want to press on other people" * Time Out * "A wonderful tale of ambition, insanity, passion and deceit" * Publishers Weekly * "A unique voice in American crime writing" * Sunday Telegraph * "The outstanding crime writer of his generation" * The Independent *
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