Megan Abbott'sTHE SONG IS YOU deals with Tinseltown and its dark
secrets. Also a novel by the ex Mrs. Ellroy, whose name and book
title escape me at this moment. I remember the paperback version being
in a yellow color scheme, but the book noirish.
On Jul 9, 2008, at 6:05 PM, DJ-Anonyme@webtv.net wrote:
> Mario wrote:
> "I am waiting for Michael Connelly, master of suspense, to apply
> to Hollywood (I mean directly as a theme)."
> And John replied:
> "and I like reminding people who haven't read them, that Terrill
> Lankford's terrific contemporary noir thrillers Earthquake Weather and
> Blonde Lightning are set in that world, and nail it cold."
> You beat me to it.
> "few are the places and cultures in the first world as inherently noir
> as Hollywood"
> Which raises an interesting question: What are the great hardboiled
> and/or noir Hollywood novels?
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