True Confessions John Gregory Dunne
A vital, vibrant novel both sad and hilarious about a crime that has no solutions, only victims. Centering around the complex relationship betwen two brothers, Des and Tom Spellacy, and using the notorious Black Dahlia case as an immediate backdrop, it weaves a tale of lives tainted by guilt and hostility set in post-war Los Angeles in a world heavy with murder, scandal and corruption. A crackling thriller, vivid, scabrous and poignant.' - Uncut'