El gran desierto has ratings and reviews. Kemper said: Can you dig this, hepcat?It’s January 1, in Los Angeles. A witch hunt for commie. Buy El Gran Desierto (Negra Zeta (Paperback)) Translation by James Ellroy ( ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free . Retrato único de una ciudad y sus entrañas, El gran desierto es la segunda novela del «Cuarteto de Los Ángeles», tetralogía.

Author: Shaktizshura Nak
Country: Montserrat
Language: English (Spanish)
Genre: Medical
Published (Last): 26 July 2014
Pages: 365
PDF File Size: 13.12 Mb
ePub File Size: 11.94 Mb
ISBN: 975-2-92914-922-7
Downloads: 89171
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]
Uploader: Batilar

I can’t wait to move on to the next in the series. Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Ellroy crossbreeds the detective novel, historical, and gothic horror; so we get an analysis of the impulses and pathology behind historical events and figures, a Boschian canvas of human depravity, a crackerjack plot, and three unlovable but compelling protagonists living on the edge. He said he was doing his part. Great another genre I didn’t realise I loved, just what I need.

Gran Desierto, El (Spanish Edition): James Ellroy: : Books

Quartet, they’re also the best we have, and they have their own damaged–and damaging–kindness. A witch hunt for commies in the movie industry is gearing up under the guise of patriotism, but its real agenda is to make the careers of the ruthless men running it and help the studios keep fran costs down. Ho apprezzato la passione accademica di Upshaw, il suo voler migliorare, si arriva a credere che sia bravissimo, infallibile, quando poi lui parla con jamed suo ex prof.

No debe ser sencillo crear una de esas tramas con varios hilos argumentales aparentemente independientes, que convergen al final; con varios personajes distintos y muchos secundarios.


Trivia About The Big Nowhere ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. He patiently, methodically and bravely follows up on all clues he unearths, eventually linking to a history of serial killings. Get to Know Us. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1.

El gran desierto / The Big Nowhere

It’s 5-star genre fiction. Dudley Smith is the perfect bogeyman.

Want to Read Currently Reading Read. It takes a lot of effort, and even though the story is perhaps too unwieldy by the last 50 pages or so, Ellroy mostly manages. I can elroy we’re going to be grand partners. Danny Upshaw is young, pursuing his education, bright with hope and ambition to become a detective. I’m on the Ellroy train and in jamex the long haul.

Danny Upshaw, ayudante del sheriff y punto el,roy mira de intereses ajenos: L’autore ci confonde intenzionalmente, dandoci poche informazioni alla volta, spesso ripetendole aggiungendo nuovi indizi.

Some of the more interestingly drawn supporting characters include a sexually voracious heiress with Communist sympathies, a plastic surgeon with the disconcerting habit of picking his fingernails with a scalpel whose clients include movie stars and gangsters, and the absolute apotheosis of corruption, the smiling, blarney-slinging monster cop, Dudley Smith.

Literatura Random House Language: Share your thoughts with other customers. That jammes said, it’s a very engrossing read indeed. Buzz is two-timing the hoodlum Mickey Cohen by having an intense affair with Mickey’s girlfirend.

Mal Considine heads a task force to investigate Communists. People led to Lesnick’s couch by their promiscuity and dipshit politics.

Amazon Rapids Fun stories for kids on the go. El gran desierto L. Write a customer review. In his personal cesierto, Mal is fighting his ex-wife for custody of his son. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Refresh and try again. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. I felt the reveal revealed too much and bordered on farcical.


Discover Prime Book Box for Kids. Or if, say, a discussion came up about whether we ought to return to the Cold War fifties, Ozzie and Harriet, sock hops, and so on, Elllroy might just punch you in the face over that one.

Make a guess whom Ellroy most admires: Product details Paperback Publisher: There are on occasions unsubtle shifts, which come off as too abrupt and a tad unbelievable.

The book is a spare elllroy bleak examination of the dregs of the Los Angeles Open Preview See a Problem? Since the dead person is a non-entity, the county police is fesierto too anxious to pursue the case to its logical conclusion. The hunt for the killer and the history behind it is an absorbing read. On the other hand it’s an absolutely spellbinding piece of storytelling.

That book, which was deliberately written in or edited down to a clipped style, took care of a loose end view spoiler [ Dudley Smith got what was coming to him hide spoiler ] from this book. I will now read a series of bunny picture books as an antidote.

In fact the whole book had a very Freudian undertone, characters change identities, motivations are episodic and vague.