The Best American Noir of the Century

Author(s): James Ellroy

Crime

In his introduction to the The Best American Noir of the Century, James Ellroy writes, "noir is the most scrutinized offshoot of the hard-boiled school of fiction. It's the long drop off the short pier and the wrong man and the wrong woman in perfect misalliance. It's the nightmare of flawed souls with big dreams and the precise how and why of the all-time sure thing that goes bad." Offering the best examples of literary sure things gone bad, this collection ensures that nowhere else can readers find a darker, more thorough distillation of American noir fiction.

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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 the first two parts of his Underworld USA trilogy, American Tabloid and The Cold Six Thousand which were both Sunday Times bestsellers.

General Fields

  • : 9780099538257
  • : Cornerstone
  • : Windmill Books
  • : December 2010
  • : 198mm X 129mm X 40mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : December 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : James Ellroy
  • : Paperback
  • : 1210
  • : 640