The Lloyd Hopkins Trilogy
James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the acclaimed LA Quartet- The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, LA Confidential and White Jazz, as well as his Underworld USA trilogy; American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand and Blood's A Rover.
The most distinctive crime writer of his generation * John
Williams, Sunday Times *
Ellroy is the author of some of the most powerful crime novels ever written * Frank Rich, New York Times *
The most original crime writer of our time * Michael Carlson, Spectator *
One of the best and most important writers in America today * VOX *
Ellroy has produced some of the best crime fiction written this century, Hammett and Chandler included * Chris Sullivan, Loaded *