L.A. Noir (Lloyd Hopkins Trilogy #1, #2, & #3)

L.A. Noir (Lloyd Hopkins Trilogy #1, #2, & #3)

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by James Ellroy
     
 
Part Two Of Two Parts

Detective Lloyd Hopkins takes on three mesmerizing cases as he prowls Los Angeles's mean, dark streets. In BLOOD ON THE MOON, 20 women have been killed seemingly randomly...until Hopkins detects a pattern that will lead him straight to the heart of madness. In BECAUSE THE NIGHT, a pre-Civil War revolver is the weapon of choice as Hopkins

Overview

Part Two Of Two Parts

Detective Lloyd Hopkins takes on three mesmerizing cases as he prowls Los Angeles's mean, dark streets. In BLOOD ON THE MOON, 20 women have been killed seemingly randomly...until Hopkins detects a pattern that will lead him straight to the heart of madness. In BECAUSE THE NIGHT, a pre-Civil War revolver is the weapon of choice as Hopkins tracks a killer...and a missing cop. Hopkins leads a manhunt for a violent kidnapper in SUICIDE HILL, as corruption and betrayal among his police colleagues expose a horrifying conspiracy. Packed with taut suspense and compelling action, these novels are the work of James Ellroy at his unparalleled best.

"One of the great American writers of our time." (Los Angeles Times Book Review)

Editorial Reviews

LA Times Book Review
One of the great American writers of our time.
Associated Press
"Always a master at paintign the dark portrait, Ellry put down his broad brush for a sharp pen... He's stripped down the language to a hard, cutting tool."
Frank Rich
"Ellroy is the author of some of the most powerful crime novels ever written." -- New York Times
Atlanta Journal
"A blood poet who writes as chain saws crank, Ellroy has bigorously redefined the well-shadowed turf of contemporary crime fiction."
New York Newsday
"An undeniably artful frenzy of violence, guilt, and unappeased self-loathing. Ellroy's crime fiction represents a high mark in the genre."
NY Times Book Review
Ellroy is the author of some of the most powerful crime novels ever written.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780892966868
Publisher:
Grand Central Publishing
Publication date:
11/01/2000
Series:
Lloyd Hopkins Series
Pages:
644
Product dimensions:
6.42(w) x 9.32(h) x 2.08(d)

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L.A. Noir (Lloyd Hopkins Trilogy #1, #2, & #3) 2.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Ellroy wrote a good solid crime book here. The characters come alive in a tortured web of violence and illusion. Ellroy has a good feel for LAPD and the weird people of LA. Worth reading but not for the faint hearted.
Guest More than 1 year ago
I couldn't get past the first page. The writer seems to have a very limited vocabulary...A truly good author can articulate without the 4 letter street jargon. I didn't know I could review an exerpt, which would have saved me $15...expensive lesson. I won't even attempt to read this 'author' again.