Date- 2003-05-13 James Ellroy was born in Los Angeles in 1948. He is the author of the 'Underworld U.S.A. Trilogy' - American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand and Blood's a Rover - and the 'L.A. Quartet' novels, The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere,L.A. Confidential andWhite Jazz. He lives in Colorado.
Unfolds in shimmering Ellroyvision -- Tom Nolan * The Wall Street Journal * Purgatory is rarely this much fun * Financial Times * Like drinking a pint of espresso -- Sam Leith * TLS * Extraordinary... Ellroy's legion of fans will love it -- Mark Sanderson * The Times * James Ellroy is the king of macho noir -- Laura Wilson * Guardian *