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James Ellroy

Novelist, short story writer, essayist, memoirist

1948   -  

genre: detective fiction
country of citizenship: United States of America
occupation: writer, novelist, autobiographer, screenwriter
award received: Edgar Award
www.jamesellroy.net

Lee Earle "James" Ellroy (born March 4, 1948) is an American crime fiction writer and essayist. Ellroy has become known for a telegrammatic prose style in his most recent work, wherein he frequently omits connecting words and uses only short, staccato sentences, and in particular for the novels The Black Dahlia (1987), The Big Nowhere (1988), L.A. Confidential (1990), White Jazz (1992), American Tabloid (1995), The Cold Six Thousand (2001), and Blood's a Rover (2009).
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works

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Killer on the Road

novel by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

1986

Suicide Hill

novel by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

1987

Blood on the Moon

novel by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

1984

L.A. Confidential

novel by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

1990

The Big Nowhere

novel by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

1988

White Jazz

novel by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

1992

My Dark Places

book by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

1996

L.A. Quartet

novel by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

The Black Dahlia

novel by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

1987

Because the Night

novel by James Ellroy

author: James Ellroy

1984

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