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Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics

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From Hollywood starlets to downtown taxi dancers, and from Central Avenue speakeasies to clapboard Venice Beach shacks to Depression-era hobos riding the rails, this volume brings you the masters of the genre penning tales of love, lust, and loss in the City of Angels.Includes classic stories by: Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, James Ellroy, Leigh Brackett, James M. Cain, Chester Himes, Ross MacDonald, Walter Mosley, Naomi Hirahara, Margaret Millar, Joseph Hansen, William Campbell Gault, Jervey Tervalon, Kate Braverman, and Yxta Maya Murray.Editor Denise Hamilton is the author of the Eve Diamond series and the editor of Los Angeles Noir. Her latest novel, Los Angeles Times bestseller The Last Embrace, has been compared to works by James Ellroy and Raymond Chandler. She lives in Los Angeles.

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Denise Hamilton writes the Eve Diamond series. Her books have been shortlisted for the Edgar, Macavity, Anthony and Willa Cather awards. The Los Angeles Times named 'Last Lullaby' a 'Best Book of 2004' and it was also a USA Today Summer Pick and a finalist for a Southern California Booksellers Association 2004 award.'



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"This entry, with its high-quality stories from such genre masters as Raymond Chandler and James M. Cain, outshines the typical all-original anthology."-Publishers Weekly In Akashic Books's acclaimed series of original noir anthologies, each book comprises all new stories, each one set in a distinct neighborhood or location within the respective city. This collection of classic stories-the sequel to the award-winning, bestselling Los Angeles Noir-"reaffirm[s] that the shadows cast by the Southland's sun, and its gloomy ocean fog, have proved some of noir's most fertile territory" (Los Angeles Times). This anthology features stories by Raymond Chandler, Paul Cain, James Ellroy, Leigh Brackett, James M. Cain, Chester Himes, Ross MacDonald, Walter Mosley, Naomi Hirahara, Margaret Millar, Joseph Hansen, William Campbell Gault, Jervey Tervalon, Kate Braverman, and Yxta Maya Murray. "If you love either mysteries or tales about our corner of the world, pick up Noir 2 . . . Hey, the concept of 'noir'-dark, steamy mystery stories-was invented here."-Los Angeles Daily News

Informations sur le produit

Titre: Los Angeles Noir 2: The Classics
Sous-titre: The Classics
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Code EAN: 9781617752209
ISBN: 978-1-61775-220-9
Protection contre la copie numérique: filigrane numérique
Format: eBook (epub)
Editeur: Akashic Books
Genre: Suspense
nombre de pages: 300
Parution: 01.04.2010
Année: 2010
Sous-titre: Englisch
Taille de fichier: 0.6 MB