El gran desierto has ratings and reviews. Kemper said: Can you dig this, hepcat?It’s January 1, in Los Angeles. A witch hunt for commie. Buy El Gran Desierto (Negra Zeta (Paperback)) Translation by James Ellroy ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free . Retrato único de una ciudad y sus entrañas, El gran desierto es la segunda novela del «Cuarteto de Los Ángeles», tetralogía.

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One of Mickey Cohen’s bagmen is falling for the mob boss’s mistress. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. L’autore ci confonde intenzionalmente, dandoci poche informazioni alla volta, spesso ripetendole aggiungendo nuovi indizi. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: There are on occasions unsubtle shifts, which come off as too abrupt and a tad unbelievable.

Ellroy’s explanation is longer and more fun to read, but I still wish these salient details were woven into earlier chapters permitting the reader to piece together the puzzle in the course of reading. Los Angeles, California United States.

One of the editorial endorsements on my copy describes this book as ‘insane’ and I couldn’t think of a more accurate word. The hunt for the killer and the history behind it is an absorbing read. Don’t have a Kindle?

Mi piace il modo che lui ha di presentare i personaggi un po’ alla volta, ti lascia il tempo di farti delle idee per poi demolirle piano piano. But eolroy, ultimately, is okay, because he navigates the sociopolitical one which is obviously more what he’s known for quite awesomely.


Ellroy’s absorbing plotting makes the book compulsively readable. One could see glimpses in The Black Dahlia of the writer he would become.

The characters were as flawed and intense as ever and continue to be my favorite aspect of James Ellroy’s writing. Great another genre I didn’t realise I loved, just what I need. ComiXology Gean of Digital Comics. James Ellroy is a man so ornery he threatened to strangle Kemper with his lower intestines. Get to Know Us. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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Prepare your stomach for it. That being said, it’s a very engr This is not only a great crime novel, it’s a really good novel period. As I said earlier, the plot gets exhausted near the end.

Brace your eyes and smash it down. There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The This novel is striking, for better and for worse. The first book was for him personal, connected to the death of his own mother, in his version of The Black Dahlia, set in the late forties. As this book is all plot, it’s hard to say much about it without giving anything away.

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Explore the Home Gift Guide. Rival gangsters Jack Dragna and Mickey Cohen are fighting for control of the town.


Recommended for those readers who have no faith in humanity and just want to take their car for a spin in the gutter. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. La diferencia entre un buen y un mal narrador. Learn more about Amazon Prime. Vintage Ellroy, with non-stop attitude, nastiness and above all, voice.

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It’s by no means a perfect book, and certainly not as assured or p Vintage Ellroy, with non-stop attitude, nastiness and above all, voice. Ostensibly about the police squeezing the communists who hold the line for unions combating their studio employers, The Big Nowhere manages to mesh in 3. Everybody is too busy with their o Can you dig this, hepcat? ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Get to Know Us. The book is a spare and bleak examination of the dregs of the Los Angeles He’s a writer of incredible economy, sentences rarely exceed more than a line and the action comes in short, sharp bursts, which is good, when the action drives the story.

Mal Considine heads a task force to investigate Communists. There are some drawbacks.