Los Angeles, 1948: Easy Rawlins is a black war veteran just fired from his job at a defense plant. Easy is drinking in a friend's bar, wondering how he'll meet his mortgage, when a white man in a linen suit walks in, offering good money if Easy will simply locate Miss Daphne Money, a blonde beauty known to frequent black jazz clubs.More
Devil in a Blue Dress honors the hard-boiled tradition of Hammett/Chandler/Cain in its story line and attitude, but Mosley takes us down some mean streets that his spiritual predecessors never could have.... A fast-moving, entertaining story written with impressive style." (
Los Angeles Times Book Review)
Top 100 Mysteries of All Time (Mystery Writers of America)
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Never read any Walter Mosley books,this is a brilliant book,Rally,Really.Really enjoy it.
The Characters,the Story Line the Whole feeling of the book,a different insight to a different style of life.
Michael Boatman make the book really come to life,Very good Narrator.
I read this book over a couple of days,its one of them books you don't want to put down.
just really brilliant book,i would recommend this to anybody.
- John Warwick
Recommended. well read.
Gripping. Evocative. Exciting.
Evokes the time and location very effectively. You feel like you are walking around solving the mystery.