• "The man who calls himself the "demon dog" of American crime fiction is still the classiest act around."

    Daily Mail
  • "The outstanding American crime writer of his generation."

  • "Ellroy is a master at juggling plot lines, using a stripped, spare noir style that hits like a cleaver but is honed like a scalpel"

    Chicago Tribune
  • "An undeniably artful frenzy of violence, guilt and unappeased self-loathing. Ellroy's crime fiction represents a high mark in the genre"

    New York Newsday