• "One of the most original and daring writers alive"

    Independent on Sunday
  • "The most distinctive crime writer of his generation"

    Sunday Times
  • "Ellroy is a unique voice in American fiction"

    Jonathan Kellerman
  • "One of the most important popular fiction writers in America, whose best books take their readers to the darkest places of the human condition - a Tinseltown Dostoevsky"

    Time Out