Devil in a Blue Dress

Devil in a Blue Dress

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The time is 1948. The town is Los Angeles. The hero is Easy Rawlins, an out of work black war veteran. The mortgage payment?s coming due, so Easy accepts the assignment of finding Daphne Monet, blonde torch singer. In his search through a sleazy fearful city, he is lucky to be under the protection of the murderous Mouse...
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Product details

  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 130 x 194 x 18mm | 158.76g
  • Profile Books Ltd
  • Serpent's Tail
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Main
  • 1852427493
  • 9781852427498
  • 824,666

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Easy Rawlins walks it like he talks it. Great Stuff * The Crack * A brilliant novel. Period. Mosley's prose is rich, yet taut, and has that special musical cadence that few writers achieve... I read Devil in a Blue Dress in one sitting and didn't want it to end. An astonishing first novel -- Jonathan Kellerman A magnificent first novel by Walter Mosley in which, from the first page, it's clear we have discovered a wonderful
new talent... the most exciting arrival in the genre for years * The Face * An original, beguiling creation. One of the most impressive first crime novels * The Times *
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About Walter Mosley

Walter Mosley is the author of over twenty critically acclaimed books and his work has been translated into twenty-one languages. His popular mystery series featuring Easy Rawlins began with Devil in a Blue Dress in 1990, which was later made into a film starring Denzel Washington. Born and raised in Los Angeles, he now lives in New York.
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14,361 ratings
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4 43% (6,145)
3 24% (3,425)
2 5% (726)
1 1% (135)
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