• "A vivid, enthralling read... James Ellroy is the outstanding American crime writer of his generation"

  • "Recent novels by the likes of Carl Hiassen, Andrew Vachss and George V Higgins have at best been treading water. James Ellroy may be the exception. He seems in less danger of burnout than of going supernova"

    New Statesman and Society
  • "One of the great American writers of our time"

    Los Angeles Times Book Review
  • "White Jazz makes previous detective fiction read like Dr. Seuss"

    San Francisco Examiner
  • "Riffling, rolling, reeling . . . Ellroy's best"

    The Denver Post