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The writing style is jarring but Ellroy does it so well.
The jewel of the LA tetrology, as well as the one that ties up the loose ends from the other three books, this is one that you just have to grit your teeth and read.
If you're a fan of American Tabloid, this is the Ellroy novel for you, as it is written in that classic Ellroy staccato style.
Ellroy's view of 1950's LA gets my interest everytime I read one his books. I grew up there in the 1960's, my father told me some tales(he grew in Los Angeles also) about the city,... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Patrick Brown
I liked this one almost as much as LA Confidential. Great story development and pace.Published 2 months ago by Phillip G Harris
An astounding recreation of the workings of a criminal mind in all its horror. The author spins an excellent story - line and fills in the gaps with interesting and realistic... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Eugene H.
This is a fine way to finish the quartet considering it had to follow L.A. Confidential. Once again, he delivers with a labyrinthine mystery in a world inhabited by characters that... Read morePublished 7 months ago by M. Wasik
White Jazz is, like the other three novels in Ellroy's "L.A. Quartet" quite an excellent read. The only snag for some readers will be that White Jazz was either written in a very... Read morePublished 9 months ago by J. Ellis