An advance copy of Ellroy's novel, with the letters that both Mysterious Press and James Ellroy wrote to accompany the book.
A fine first edition, with some very light wear to the cloth on the spine. In a fine unclipped dust jacket, with very slight creasing to back of jacket.
A neo-noir crime novel from the legendary crime novelist James Ellroy. Los Angeles, 15th January 1947: a beautiful young woman walked into the night and met her horrific destiny.
Five days later, her tortured body was found drained of blood and cut in half. The newspapers called her 'The Black Dahlia'. Two cops are caught up in the investigation and embark on a hellish journey that takes them to the core of the dead girl's twisted life...