James Ellroy (1990) ‘L.A. Confidential’, US first edition, first printing, published by The Mysterious Press. Signed with a lengthy fantastic inscription: “… This book is a laser beam aimed to pierce your most hideous sensual phantasies!”
Condition: fine with no issues.
‘L.A. Confidential’ is the third book in the ‘L.A. Quartet’. In 1997 it was adapted as a film starring Kevin Spacey, Russell Crowe, Guy Pearce, James Cromwell, Danny DeVito and Kim Basinger directed by Curtis Hanson. The movie won two Academy Awards (Kim Basinger as supporting role) and screenplay for Curtis Hanson and Brian Helgeland. Frequently listed as one of the best movies ever made conveying a truthful atmosphere of L.A. in the early 50s.