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Christmas 1951, Los Angeles: a city where the police are as corrupt as the criminals.

Six prisoners are beaten senseless in their cells by cops crazed on alcohol. For the three LAPD detectives involved, it will expose the guilty secrets on which they have built their corrupt and violent careers. The novel takes these cops on a sprawling epic of brutal violence and the murderous seedy side of Hollywood.

©1990 James Ellroy (P)2016 Isis Publishing Ltd

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  • 08-25-16

Not for audio

If this book wasn’t for you, who do you think might enjoy it more?

This book was not suited as an audiobook, the tone and pace of the story does not come across well when in audio ...the characters did not come alive as the dialogue in the book was best read than spoken

What could James Ellroy have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Not put it in audio

Would you be willing to try another one of Jeff Harding’s performances?

I love Jeff Hardings performances , it was because of him I chose this

You didn’t love this book--but did it have any redeeming qualities?

Yes it is a good novel

0 of 4 people found this review helpful

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