I enjoyed American Tabloid but the latest was like wading
through mud for me. Then again I was looking forward to My
Dark Places and didn't really enjoy that although the writing
was far less stylized than Cold 6000 JAA
"The fact that a believer is happier than a skeptic is no
more to the point than the fact than a drunken man is happier
than a sober one ." GEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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> >I'm one who loved White Jazz and American
> So it isn't just me? I am reading American Tabloid at the moment -
> slowly - and sort of like it quite a lot - if you see what I'm saying -
> but I am having awful problems with the style, particularly the dialogue.
> It feels like a foreign language with which I am only fairly familiar.
> I'd assumed it was because I've been in the UK for so long. Maybe not?
> Does anybody have a must-read suggestion for the second Ellroy I try?
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