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BookDB marked it as to-read Sep 24, Digging into the seedy underworld of Los AngelesBucky finds a film of Short and uncovers a familial web of police corruption peripherally tied to her murder. Bucky is horrified, but forgives Lee. Confidentialplease sign up.

Le Dahlia noir + L.A. Confidential by James Ellroy

Killer on the Road He portrays the city in this period as a hotbed of political corruption and depravity. No trivia or quizzes yet. She and Bucky rekindle their affair, causing Kay to leave. Meanwhile, Kay becomes attracted to Bucky, telling him she doesn’t sleep with Lee.

The character Madeleine is committed there ch. Julie Doucet added it Mar 18, Chris marked it as to-read Jan 28, Oliver rated it really liked it Aug 12, Return to Book Page.


Bucky, outweighed and outclassed, initially tries to throw the fight, as his winnings would be enough to put his xahlia -addled father into a good nursing home, but decides to win as that would get him a plainclothes job in the Warrants Division.

Partnered with Lee, the two men quickly become friends. Katia Morim added it May 29, Olivier Bihl added it Jan 07, They call in Bucky, who realizes that the hut, owned by Elroy Sprague, is where Georgie lived and had murdered Short.

Tom added it Mar 29, Brown’s Requiem Clandestine Killer on the Road.

Le Dahlia Noir

This book nooir considered the one that gained Ellroy critical attention as a serious writer of literatureexpanding his renown beyond the crime novels of his early career.

Emmett and Ramona Sprague escape punishment. This page was last edited on 31 Decemberat Bucky is removed from the force while Madeleine is declared mentally ill and institutionalized. When his father’s membership in the German American Ellrooy is discovered by the police, Bucky is forced to allow two Japanese-American dahlai to be sent to an internment campfor which he feels guilt. After he tells Kay, she tells him the truth about Lee: Crime fictionnoirhistorical fiction.


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Kay is the former girlfriend of a gangster whose arrest by Lee helped make his pe. Bucky confronts Madeleine and Emmett, who he finds incestuously entwined on a bed. Views Read Edit View history. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

While rooted in the facts of the Short murder and featuring many real-life people, places and events, Ellroy’s novel blends facts and fiction, notably in solving Short’s crime when in reality her murder was unsolved.

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As he investigates the murder, Bucky encounters Madeleine Sprague, a spoiled socialite who greatly resembles Short and had a one-time sexual encounter with her. The Big Nowhere They work well together until an arrest goes wrong and they ls four men in a gunfight.

The Encyclopedia of Movies Adapted from Books. Bucky eventually marries Kay, but their marriage deteriorates.