Review: Blood’s a Rover by James Ellroy

It was probably a bad idea to pen a sequel to American Tabloid, but James Ellroy did it anyway and came up with another great one, The Cold Six Thousand.

It was probably a bad idea to add another book and make a trilogy (Underworld USA) out of it, but James Ellroy did it […]

Review: The Cold Six Thousand by James Ellroy

James Ellroy’s sequel to American Tabloid, The Cold Six Thousand, has left more than a few readers frustrated. The style is a problem for many. As Ellroy says:

The style I developed for The Cold Six Thousand is a direct, shorter-rather-than-longer sentence style that’s declarative and […]

Review: American Tabloid by James Ellroy

I found out a couple of weeks back that Blood’s a Rover, the final installment in James Ellroy’s Underworld USA trilogy, is coming out next month.

This meant it was time to re-read American Tabloid and The Cold Six Thousand. When I held both volumes in my hands […]