Bad Boy Brawly Brown

Bad Boy Brawly Brown

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Easy Rawlins is out of the investigation business and as far away from crime as a black man can be in 1960s Los Angeles. But living around desperate men means life gets complicated sometimes. When his old friend asks for Easy's help, he finds he can't refuse. Easy is asked to trace a young man - 'Brawly Brown' - who has joined a radical and secretive black nationalist group, rejecting white leadership and laws. His first day on the case, Easy comes face-to-face with a corpse, and before he knows it he is a murder suspect and in the middle of a police raid. Brawly Brown is clearly the kind of trouble most folks try to avoid. It takes everything Easy has just to stay alive as he explores a world filled with betrayals and predators like he never more

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  • Paperback | 320 pages
  • 137 x 218mm
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • Serpent's Tail
  • London, United Kingdom
  • 185242365X
  • 9781852423650

About Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley is the author of six critically acclaimed and bestselling thrillers starring the character Easy Rawlins, as well as the novels RL's Dream, Blue Light, Fearless Jones and Walkin' the Dog. Mosley's first Socrates Fortlow collection, Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned, was filmed by Michael Apted and starred Laurence Fishburne. Denzel Washington starred in the film version of Devil in a Blue more

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'A far more believable character than many LA gumshoes, Easy Rawlins walks it like he talks it. Great stuff' The Crack; 'Rawlins himself, scared, cynical, but with a reservoir of integrity, operating on the margins of morality and legality, is an original, beguiling creation' Times; 'Easy and Mouse are a team who deserve to be heard from again' New York Timesshow more

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