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by L. J. Ganser,James Ellroy
Open Road Integrated Media ebook
Open Road Integrated Media ebook. With darkness came his reward for being the Doctor’s unexpendable right arm, the one person aside from the Night Tripper who knew just how far his lonelies could be tapped, dredged, milked, and exploited. Spring was a sweet enemy, he thought. There were tortuously long bouts of sunshine to contend with, transits that made nightfall that much more satisfying.
Part of the trilogy books of legendary detective Lloyd Hopkins, James Ellroy again demonstrates why he is the preeminent writer in this genre.
Only 9 left in stock (more on the way). Part of the trilogy books of legendary detective Lloyd Hopkins, James Ellroy again demonstrates why he is the preeminent writer in this genre. Admittedly biased since I have read and collected all of his works, Because of the Night builds and defines a character so flawed and driven, and tortured by his greatness of his analytical gift. Like the rest of Ellroy's books, you won't be able to put it down. One person found this helpful.
Because the Night is a crime fiction novel written by James Ellroy. Like Blood on the Moon (first book) and Suicide Hill (third and final book), it follows Lloyd Hopkins an LAPD robbery-homicide detective in the 1980s.
James Ellroy, Because the Night. Book 2 in Ellroy's . Noir trilogy (or Lloyd Hopkins Trilogy)
James Ellroy, Because the Night. Noir trilogy (or Lloyd Hopkins Trilogy). In this book Sgt Hopkins is trying to figure out a bizarre killing AND the disappearance of an exceptional undercover cop. It all leads to a Timothy Leary/Charles Manson mashup wh "Guys with our kind of juice should f-up once in a while out of noblesse oblige. James Ellroy, Because the Night. In this book Sgt Hopkins is trying to figure out a bizarre killing AND the disappearance of an exceptional undercover.
Because the Night: A Novel. Publisher Description. Three citizens are butchered during a liquor store holdup. An unstable veteran cop vanishes without a trace. Nothing connects these events except for a nagging hunch in the back of Detective Sergeant Lloyd Hopkins' brain - a sinister foreboding that will lead him through the sin-and-sleaze playground of nighttime . on the trail of a psycho psychiatrist with a talent for terror and mind-control.
Known as the 'Alchemist,' because he could fake anything. He could be an old crippled man, a drunk marine, a fag, a low rider. You name i. Lloyd's eyes bored in. "And?"
I must take charge of the liquid fire, and storm the cities of human desire -. W. H. Auden. 1. The liquor store stood at the tail end of a long stretch of neon, where the Hollywood Freeway cut across Sunset, the dividing line between bright lights and residential darkness. The man in the yellow Toyota pulled into the bushes beside the on-ramp, twisting the wheel outward and snapping on the emergency brake in a single deft motion. Known as the 'Alchemist,' because he could fake anything. "And?" "And he's been missing for three weeks.
Ellroy piles on the lurid adjectives, using vivid over-the-top dialogue
Ellroy piles on the lurid adjectives, using vivid over-the-top dialogue. Ganser enters into the spirit of both, snarling, shrieking, and, from the sound of it, nearly spitting with the intensity of the delivery. The result is often great fun. However, at times the reading is a bit off from what the text indicates; sometimes Ganser delivers a line at normal volume only to end with a speech tag along the lines of "he shouted. Library Ed., BBC Audiobooks America, 2005.
Every cop in Southern California was shaking the trees for Thomas Goff, and he, the supervising officer and legendary big brain, did not yet have a psychological mock-up to work from.
Every cop in Southern California was shaking the trees for Thomas Goff, and he, the supervising officer and legendary big brain, did not yet have a psychological mock-up to work from se the legendary criminal shrink’s nickname as his entree, he could probably interest him in the Goff case and get him to offer his observations. It was slim, but at least it was movement. The twenty-four hours at the Center had yielded nothing but negative feedback. The New York State Police had reacted promptly to his inquiry on Thomas Goff, issuing the .
About Because the Night. A botched liquor store heist leaves three grisly dead. Ellroy sprays declarative sentences like machine-gun bullets, blasting to kingdom come all notions of justice, heroism, and simple decency. A hero cop is missing. Nobody could see a pattern in these two stray bits of information–no one except Detective Sergeant Lloyd Hopkins, a brilliant and disturbed . cop with an obsessive desire to protect the innocent. To him they lead to one horrifying conclusion–a killer is on the loose and preying on his city. Entertainment Weekly. can make the night world of sleaze and street monsters come alive on the page. St. Louis Globe-Democrat.
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