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The Black Dahlia (L.A. Quartet, Bk 1)
The Black Dahlia - L.A. Quartet, Bk 1
Author: James Ellroy
On January 15, 1947, the tortured body of a beautiful young woman was found in a vacant lot in Hollywood. Elizabeth Short, the Black Dahlia, a young Hollywood hopeful, had been brutally murdered. Her murder sparked one of the greatest manhunts in California history. — In this fictionalized treatment of a real case, Bucky Bleichert and Lee Blancha...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780446618120
ISBN-10: 0446618128
Publication Date: 9/1/2006
Pages: 384
Edition: Reissue
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  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.
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3.3 stars, based on 154 ratings
Publisher: Warner Books
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Helpful Score: 6
Very graphic sexually and murder/gore wise. Recommended for adult readers only!
Great story line though (based on a true story) and very compelling.
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Helpful Score: 6
a thriller, definitely. Not for the faint of heart in that it is very graphic.
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Another Black Dahlia book I recommend this one over a lot of the other ones because of the author. Well written keeps you interested.
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Helpful Score: 4
Complicated tale of murder, written by a popular crime writer. Enjoyed the characters and story - better than the movie.
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Helpful Score: 3
Reads like a film noir - interesting tale of murder, corruption, and love.
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slow reading . I found it dull and rather boring.
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Difficult to get started with but once it grabs you, it's hard to put down. Good read.
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This book was good, however it was very gory. A couple of times I had to put it down because the violence was too much. I am glad I read to the end.

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