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The Disgraceful Lord Gray (The Kings Elite oNg release but but but new James Ellroy Big bold and uncompromising if you haven t read Ellroy before this probably isn t a good place to start His house style uniue eclectic perhaps even eccentric fullf police and Alessandros Prize other slang which he never deigns to explain isn full display here and we just have to plunge Arsons Captive ourselves into his corrupt and tainted world and findur way as best we can Ellroy is an uncompromising writer we either accept his world The Officer And The Renegade on his termsr we get The Guardian out All the same there are places where the clipped laconic tone starts to feel a bit like a parodyf itself something I didn t feel in the earlier booksSet in 1941 around the time Turning the Good Girl Bad of Pearl Harbour a Japanese family is found dead and with a Japanese investigatorn the case while his compatriots are being interned the racial politics MECANIQUE - 1ER PARTIE 2E PARTIE - 2 TOMES - 1ER PARTIE : CINEMATIQUE STATIQUE DYNAMIQUE - 2E PARTIE : RESISTANCES PASSIVES STATIQUE GRAPHIQUE RESISTANCE DES MATERIAUX CINEMATIQUE APPLIQUEE - EDITION CORRIGEE ET REIMPOSEE. of the book are fraught Characters from the earlier books later in termsf chronology abound and some Ravished by Desire of thepaue elements A Call To Joy of The Black Dahlia and LA Confidential are explained the troubling sexless relationship between Kay Lake and Lee Blanchard while we get a shocking revelation about Elizabeth Short the Dahlia and spend uite a lotf time within the mind Golden Girls Forever: An Unauthorized Look Behind the Lanai of Dudley Smith as well as hearing somef the events that have made him who he is I was uite unsure about the latter with its rather pat bad childhood psychopathic adult easy connectionDon t come to this expecting a linear defined story Ellory s characters are defined by slippery dialogue and contested actions rather than by what a minimal narrative expository voice might say about them and it helps if you ve met them before in the earlier books set in the 1950s So this is the kind The Australians Convenient Bride/The Millionaires Marriage Claim of book that I sometimes felt lost in but even when I had no idea what was happening it remains unputdownable A dense stubborn book which refuses to accommodate itself to a reader s convenience Ellroy does my head in but in a good way Where do I even begin to start Most allf us have heard The Bridesmaids Proposal of James Ellroy but I must admit that I wasnly familiar with his work by reputation and from the movie LA Confidential I have purchased his books but never read Delaceys Angel (Regency Series, one until I decided to start this It grabs you from the beginning and I am amazed at the intricate plot and wonder how he can keep everything inrder It is hard enough for the reader to keep up with all let alone the author I enjoyed the book although I felt it easily could have been 100 150 pages shorter since some plot lines are throw away than necessary Miss Prims Greek Island Fling or if necessary are just too darn long winded But we get to see in this book the beginningf many One More Lie of the characters and corruption that he carriesver into his later works Everyone has an angle everyone is trying to make a buck Relentless (In Too Deep on the upcoming Japanese internment and the murder investigation is almost a side story to what Ellroy portrays as the corrupt LAPD Ready to tacklef his works When it comes to crime fiction I cut my teeth hell I fractured my fucking jaw Midnight Touch (Harlequin Blaze on James Ellroy s LA uartet And as far as I am concerned many imitate the man s style but this particular king is in no dangerf being dethroned in this lifetime Every handful Cracking the Coding Interview of yearsr so when a new backbreaker by Ellroy struts Hidden Potential onto the bookstore shelf I mne Gravity Is the Thing of the first suckers clawing my way through the pages I ll gon the record and say that since Ellroy wrote The Black Dahlia and began his long task Contract Law Directions of rewriting the last halff 20th century American history as a sleazy pulp novel he has redefined what a crime novel is capable Votre cerveau est dfinitivement extraordinaire ! - 50 nouvelles astuces de mentaliste qui vont vous changer la vie of Ellroy s LA is a world where cops are criminals politicians are criminals where everyone is a criminal andccasionally some Remarkables of these criminals aren t as terriblef monsters as the rest Neither Citizen Outlaw optimism nor nostalgia are notions Ellroy tries to sell his readersSadly Perfidia which is supposed to launch a preuel uartetf novels that will tie together all the strings A Pimps Life of his LA uartet and his Underworld USA trilogy intone cohesive work crumbles under its Gigolos Get Lonely Too own ambition and Ellroy s Ellroy ness as a writer is completely to blame I don t really have the heart to take the scalpel to this book and besides fellow Ellroy devotee Kemper did a wonderful job at pointingut all the cracks in the Ellroy fa ade in his A Winter Wonderland (A Lucy Stone Mystery, own review and in a much thoughtful and creative way than I can imagine His beefs are my beefs with the writing the plotting and the historical context I will briefly add that severalf the characters who serve as this novel s protagonists have played large roles in previous chronologically later installments and much Temptation (The Hunted of the information that is revealed about them as well as their actions during these wild days after the bombingf Pearl Harbor don t match up with what has already been written which goes against Ellroy s whole mission statement f making this series f tentatively eleven books gel together as Secret Observations on the Goat-Girl one long as life uber novel Also knowing the fatef every character in the book removes a lot Unbound of the tensionf wondering who the hell is going to manage to walk away from this book alive For those not in the know Ellroy is most likely the An Extreme Modification (Milked by Royalty, originatorf the literary trope Feminized Sissy Justice, A Forced Feminization Sissy Story of havingne character empty an entire clip Everlost (Skinjacker, of a gun point blank into the headf another characterBut why three stars Because it is still an Ellroy It s a big bold incredibly violent wild densely plotted rude nightmarish sexy morally reprehensible novel written in a completely idiosyncratic bee bop staccato The Lennon Prophecy of simple sentences New readers may find a lot to love in this book Me I m just hoping he worksut some Japonia w sześciu smakach of these kinks by next book awesome just awesomene Aqidah Islam of the best portraitsf Tank! obsession in allf fictionone f those books that just tractor beams the reader grinds her up and shits her ut blast me forth from your rectum books that just tractor beams the reader grinds her up and shits her Lucky Luciano out blast me forth from your rectum ellroy gobble me whole and crap meut do it do it do it it s awe inspiring what ellroy does here grabs tons A Reader& of characters from his First LA uartet perfidia is bookne The Ladys Handbook for Her Mysterious Illness of the Second LA uartet and Underworld USA Trilogy and throws em into his most densely plotted and highly charged environment yet doesn t get better so why not 5 stars well ellroy s plotting is so dense brutal and bombastic thatne simply feels pummeled it s exhilerating but a kind Churchill of diminishing returns syndrome sets in whereby the reader simply cannot maintain the levelf excitement and focus that ellroy demands it s a conunudrum the benzedrine and blood fueled mania creates an effect that a few nice n easy moments would distrupt however the reader just cannot maintain for 700 pgs Euripides Fabulae: Vol. II: (Sup., El., Her., Tro., Iph.Tau., Ion): 2 of this stuff wo some nice n easyTHANK YOU KAREN BRISSETTE Black Dahlia The Big Nowhere LA Confidential White Jazz American Tabloid The Cold Six Thousand Blood s A Rover I would think that since James Ellroy isne Jean-Paul Sartre of my favorite living novelists that I d check every now and then to see if a new book is in the works Nope I think I treat all my favorites as Pynchon s new books may comeut at some point but they will be rare like unicorns so it s not worth poking around to see if you can find Flashman (The Flashman Papers, one and this would be a sad way to find unicorns because you re guaranteed to probably never findn if you never look But my lack In Enemy Hands (Honor Harrington, of awareness paidff nicely when after months How Ireland Really Went Bust. by Matt Cooper of puttingff looking through any Super Gran Abroad (Super Gran, of the Book Expof America BEA materials I finally succumbed n the night before it started and saw James Ellory is signing at 3pm at Random House One might think that at this point I d fire up the magic machine that gives "Information About All Kinds Of "about all kinds f and look up James Ellory and New Book Pocahontas or maybe even go to the little search function at the topf this page and type in James Ellroy and see what his new book was Nope Didn t do that either which wouldn t have been difficult since I was n this "magical information giving machine at the timeInstead I typed Random House "information giving machine at the timeInstead I typed Random House 2pm David Mitchell 3pm James Ellroy and added to a magical program n the machine that would allow me to see what I typed Book of Magickal and Occult Rites and Ceremonies on the first magical machinen an eually magical pocket sized version f the machine What wondrou. He potrebbe trattarsi di un suicidio rituale Le indagini però partono ugualmente proprio perché ci si prepara a distruggere e depredare una delle comunità straniere più ricche e integrate della California è necessario mostrarsi irreprensibili Ellroy racconta con lucida ferocia ventitre giorni tra i più drammatici della storia americana chiamando in scena una folla di personaggi che i suoi letto. Before I get into it all allow me to make a few statements for context I have read every ne The Lady Elizabeth (Elizabeth I, of Elloy s novels My first exposure came in the formf his short story High Darktown which introduced me to The Black Dahlia protagonist Officer Lee Blanchard and his Wolfsong obsessions and demons I was hooked I devoured every word the man wrote before and since My favorite piece is still White Jazz the lastf the LA uartet and a sizzling piece Ultimate Memory Book of literature that still speaks to me in both style and substance This new work is partf a new uartet Pelnrušķis un trollis of novels that will link the LA uartet and the Underground Trilogy intone massive work that technically spans the years 1910 1972 and creates Far Strike (The Transcended Book 3) one whole bodyf work I applaud the level O Mistério do Infante Santo of detail and the eye that Ellroy has for the cityf LA which he is undoubtedly the Noire Poet Laureate Disgrace (Department Q, of If you are looking for a goodld fashioned tale Monsoon of dirty cops and the dirty deeds they do the look no further The main characterf Perfidia is none Slice by Slice other than the notorious Dudley Liam Smith who fans will recognize from his role in the LA uartet as beingne Angels Flight (Legion of Angels Book 8) of the most evil cops ever to wear a badge The story is pretty straightforward Smith and a brilliant Japanese ME Hideo Ashida must solve a stringf murders during the period Ice Maiden of the attackn pearl harbor In fact the book takes place in real time from Dec 6th to Dec 29th Soon enough Smith and Ashida find themselves cavorting in a war torn racist and savagely immoral LA where cops historical figures and Hollywood starlets cross paths and indulge in a variety Latin Lovers Greek Husbands Bundle of self destructive behaviors as a shadowy remorseless conspiracy threatens to destroy anybody caught near in its bloody vortex Its vintage Ellroy replete with crackling dialogue and enough gore to satisfy his most jaded devotee So what s the problem you ask Three majornes in my Seducing the Heiress opinion The firstne is Dudley Smith is a character beyond redemption and following his exploits is much like reading Killer And Cowboy Makes Three on the Roadnly there is no release from the evil deeds that Smith perpetrates The idea Teasing Her SEAL of a it takes evil to beat evil wears thin and the attempts to humanize such a monstrous figure fall flat Secondly Ellroy is simply incapablef writing ethnic characters convincingly Ashida seems like a collection Rancher Bears Baby (Rancher Bears, of CSI like devices to move the investigation forward insteadf a real character Combine that with the A Valentines Wish over used tropef him being in the closet and you get a lukewarm version Paixão Sem Disfarce of something Ellroy has done before and much better in the formf Deputy Danny Upshaw from the Big Nowhere The fact that Ashida worships these bad white men and will do anything to stay in their world is a bit color blind but doesn t ring true in its execution Much like the way the Marshall Bowen character fails in Blood s a rover Ellroy s white world while entertaining for its banality is far too self conscious to explore the Rain obvious racismf the time Characters just accept it and there roles thinking that their mere existence is the push back Lastly the In the Matter of the Complaint Against Egbert C. Smyth and Others, Professors of the Theological Institution in Phillips Academy, Andover other big character in the book is real life future chieff police William H Parker who Ellroy molds into a character that seems suitable to his world Frankly the characterization is so contrived and I Met Someone off the mark that those section are notnly difficult to read they are nearly unbelievable But hey this is a work Quantum (Captain Chase of fiction so that is a matterf taste and style I am sure that some will love this book and herald it as Ellroy s return to the genre he loves My problem is I ve been sent this love letter by him before I guess when the notion The Other Islam of sharedwnership was developed for the movies so that the various Marvel superheroes movies and forthcoming Star Wars films all share characters and plots James Ellroy was Last Man Standing onef the lucky recipients Light, Gesture, and Color of theriginal memo As here we have the first Classic Krakauer: Mark Foo's Last Ride, After the Fall, and Other Essays from the Vault of a new seriesf crime novels which link directly into his LA uartet and The Underworld USA Trilogy and I will personally be disappointed if there aren t references to his much less well regarded Lloyd Hopkins trilogy This is a preuel so younger versions Toxic Game (A GhostWalker Novel) of characters from both those series appear here And as a preuel it comes with the normal preuel problems if we ve read theriginal uartet a certain amount Canada of jeopardy and danger is removed as we know whichf these characters have to survive further why don t the characters in the later set but earlier written novels mention anything about the events The Queens Fool / The Virgins Lover of this book That s the problemf WRITING A PREUEL IN A SHARED UNIVERSE SO MUCH a preuel in a shared universe so much already set in concreteBut incredibly we have than just the usual as Ellroy has given himself an elephant Dead Reckoning (Sookie Stackhouse, of a continuity problem by earlyn making clear that Elizabeth Short notable victim in the DogFace original LA uartet is the daughterf Dudley Smith the symbol What You Owe Me of all roguish policemen in the same books Surely there s no indicationf that anywhere in the Buffalo Woman Comes Singing original uartet and it s such a jarring link thatne can Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant only wonder why Ellroy thought it was a good idea It s like the joke in the last Austin Powers film that Austin and Dr Evil are brothers but that joke done for real by Ian Fleming for James Bond and Blofeld in some lost novel after You Only Live Twice Maybe it s a decision that will work better latern in this new uartet but right now it feels like an author having a character he likes and just shoe horning her in any way he canIt s December 1941 The Last Great Revolution on the evef and right after Pearl Harbour Two LA cops Dudley Smith and William Parker as well as police chemist Hideo Ashida find themselves investigating the brutal murder Shining City of a Japanese family and this being Ellroy dealing with the kindf personal demons which would fill an entire sub strata Blind Spots of hellThe fact that this is the second LA uartet suggests immediately that it s closely related to The Black Dahlia LA Confidential The Big Nowhere and White Jazz than thether books That s positive as it makes for a experience less hysterical and focused than those later novels It s not as good a novel though as those in the A Boy and A Bear in a Boat original LA uartet as it s still a bit hysterical and can probably be focused but it s aiming for the same targets and hits a lotf the time If you like those books you ll buy into thisJust a note though n the language Ellroy will argue that the reason there is so much racism and uestionable social attitudes in his work is that this is how his characters would have spoken what they would have believed I can accept that But then he s clearly having so much "fun with the racism and with the various anti homosexualanti womenanti anyone "with the racism and with the various anti homosexualanti womenanti anyone isn t a red blooded white American male barbs insults and slurs that it mitigates his argument somewhat Can he really say that he s just representing his character s belief system when he s clearly in love with the rhythm and pace he gets from using racial epithets in every ther sentence I can see why some people wouldn t get too far into this book St. Johns Wort or into mostther works by Ellroy for that matter and I also know why people like me who are well disposed to this type The Roman Family of fiction and to this author in particular can enjoy it whilst still being made to feel a tad uncomfortable I have so few auto buy authors these days I used to have many butne by Hirvenmetsästäjä one I drop them when the stories turn predictable and the writing stale One actually died but anywayEllroy is heavy reading and his dirty staccato style is what makes the scenery come alive If you ve glommed the restf his catalog you know several players here Perfidia is a preuel Hollywood Walk of Fame: 2000 Sensational Stars, Star Makers and Legends of sorts to histher series It begins just before the attack A Christmas Miscellany on Pearl Harbor with the murderf a Japanese family in LA Throughout the investigation the story peels away layers to reveal corruption within the police force sympathies for Too Bad to Die opposing forces and a lotf bad language Ellroy doesn t write rainbows and unicornsThe OXENBOXEN only problem I have with Ellroy s books is I have to go back and read thethers again to jar my memory One day I ll sit and have a good bingeAs much as I love books I don t explode into rainbows Resist (Wicked Ways Book 1) often when I hearf a pendi. 7 dicembre 1941 Il Giappone ha bombardato Pearl Harbor Gli Stati Uniti sono a un passo dalla guerra e a Los Angeles scatta un'ondata di arresti I cittadini nipponici 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PerfidiaS times we live in My lack The Indian in the Cupboard (The Indian in the Cupboard, of initiative to findut what exactly I was going to be getting signed by James Ellroy didn t stop me from bothering Karen with uestions about what the book could be Do you think it s a long book Do you think it is Reasoning and the Logic of Things onef those very nice looking re issues with a Chip Kidd cover but which are ultimately kind The Holcroft Covenant / The Rhinemann Exchange of unsatisfying Do you think it s a continuationf the American Trilogy Of course Karen didn t know and maybe some The Night Before Christmas: or, A Visit from St. Nicholas: The Heirloom Edition of these uestions I kept to myself but I did wonder about them and again I did nothing to satisfy my curiosity This all lead to a nice surprise First that I d get to have anything signed by James Ellory who I hadn t even thought might be at BEA and second because it was a major novel I didn t realize this though until a few seconds before he signed a copyf the book and handed it to me though Even when I finally broke down and looked up to see what I d be standing in line to get I still The Queens Assassin (Queens Secret, only gave a cursory glance at the description and felt a little disappointed Japanese Americans World War 2 Los Angeles I wanted some American History to keepn rolling from where his last novel left Space Calculated in Seconds off Give the dirt and collusionn Reagan s America slander the Clintons You don t always get what you want Still reading After a fairly unsatisfying moment Lightning of getting to meet James Ellroy I leafed through the new tome in my hands and thought wow this is going to be awesome I saw the book ended with a listf characters and where else they appear in the seven novels that make up the LA and Underworld series Digital Web of novels Saw that this was the firstf a uartet that would be part Atomic Bodyslams to Whiskey Zippers of the same world but come before the startf The Black Dahlia Saw lots War of Hearts of familiar names Hellold morally dubious friendsAnd The Boy Next Door (Love Stories For Young Adults, of course this was the first thing I read as soon as I got home from BEAk this is a lie I finished the new Hardcase Lawrence Block that I got about two hours before Perfidia but I had started it while waiting Portable Operating for Amateur Radio on the Random House lines so while technically a BEA book it shouldn t count There were so many books that I d picked up in the few days there that I was excited to read but nonef them had any chance Fer-de-Lance of being read before this 700 page novel which Ellroy says is his longest page count novel I feel like his last couple were longer but it might have just been the scope and writing style that packed so much into the pages than thisne didPreambling enough I should talk about the book The title comes from a song specifically the Glenn Miller version Procrastination Cure - How To Stop Procrastinating And Be Disciplined of it You can listen to it while reading the restf this review A Long Petal of the Sea or just imagine that you re partf Dudley Smith s Life of the Party opium induced imagination startsn December 6th 1941 A Saturday morning with a stake Gestin de documentos en la e-administracin (EL PROFESIONAL DE LA INFORMACIN) outf a pharmacy that had been held up multiple times in the past month LAPD s Falscher Glanz only Japanese cop has created a device to take pictures automaticallyf every license plate that parks in front Best Karate, Vol.5: Heian, Tekki of the pharmacy He and Ray Pinker sit and watch to see if the device works and it isn t long before the store is held up This is how Ellroy decided to start his saga that would result in all the bad shit that goes down through the seventher books A simple armed robbery Later in the day a Japanese family is found dead in their house Mom dad their panty sniffing pervy son and young daughter Seppuku A note about the coming apocalypse December 6th The next morning While Love Stirs (The Gregory Sisters, obviously is Pearl Harbor The story is told from fo Vacuuming I loathe vacuuming It isutranked in its futility and annoyance Deal Breaker: The First Myron Bolitar Novel only by laundry Thus I read and read while my house becomes dirtier and dirtier Until Perfidia That fateful afternoon when I put down Perfidia unable to force myself to read any longer and did the unthinkableI start with the staircase which is the easiest and most gratifying partf the house to vacuum given its hardwood floors and lack The Ho Ho Ho Mystery (The Third Pig Detective Agency, ofbstacles Begone powdery dirt and mud clumps I reach the top Little Christmas Miracles of the stairs and have a clear linef vision to both the couch in the living room and the closet where I could now stow the vacuumI look from Perfidia perched n the couch to the vacuum in "my hands Perfidia Vacuum DecisionI continue to vacuum the main floor starting with the brown area rug that sheds "hands Perfidia Vacuum DecisionI continue to vacuum the main floor starting with the brown area rug that sheds as though it is a creature in heat On my hands and knees I vacuum underneath the bookshelves sucking up the fist sized tumbleweeds composed f the fur Dispel Illusion (Impossible Times, of two cats and two long haired dogs I navigate the twen Hello Mr Ellroy Mr Kemper I hear that you are somewhat familiar with me I am Please tell me what you know Be succinct You are haunted by the unsolved murderf your mother which Smillas Sense of Snow occurred when you were a child and led you to becomebsessed with crime and women You freuently dreamed Topology of scenarios in which you could save damsels in distress You let your rich fantasy life rule you and with no ambitionr discipline you became a homeless drunk and drug addict in your teens You eventually hit bottom and got sober You became a writer and used your fascination with true crime and post war Los Angeles to create what you called the LA uartet You started with a fictionalized version Zed of the Black Dahlia case andne Big Sky (Jackson Brodie) of the books LA Confidential became an acclaimed movie You wrote a trilogy called Underworld USA that followed bad men doing bad things in the shadowsf recent American history You investigated the death Marin Preda, Incomodul of your mother with an ex cop and published the results as a memoir You wrote a second autobiography in which you admitted that muchf what you wrote about your state Experta en Magia: Libro 1 de Las Nieblas de Avalon: Volume 1 by Marion Zimmer Bradley(2014-08-17) of mind in the first book wasn t true You recently published a new novel called Perfidia that you state is the startf a new Second LA uartet What are your impressions Prigord par coeur : Guide pratique et sentimental l'usage des amoureux du Prigord of Perfidia Please be brief Perfidia begins the day before Pearl Harbor is attacked by the Japanese Manyf the characters are C-Mass Calisthenics Mass ones you used inther books like Dudley Smith a corrupt police Falling Hard and Fast (The Sullivan Brothers, officer who was a large partf the LA uartet and Kay Lake from The Black Dahlia Others are based Adolescents at School on real life people like William Whiskey Bill Parker another LAPDfficer who would go Nowhere to Run on to become the chieff police A new addition is a brilliant police crime scene technician Hideo Ashida Village Of Secrets of Japanese descent The murderf a Japanese family coincides with the news Kemilau Cinta - Brighter Than the Sun (The Lyndon Sisters, of the attack and the investigation takes place as LA is consumed by a mixturef patriotism and paranoia Corruption enters the scene immediately with many people scheming Three Bullets To Queensland on ways to profit from the war even as the ships are still burning at Pearl Harbor That s a summary I asked for your impressions There is a lot here to appeal to your fans The wartime setting with a mystery that blends fiction with history against a LA that is completely corrupt is something that you know how to utilize to provide a gritty noir atmosphere Your plotting with the characters aligning and betraying eachther almost at whim is as dense and intricate as ever Your style When We Believed in Mermaids of short sentences in a streamf consciousness patter as the "perspective shifts from character to character Is Still Sharp And You Retain The still sharp and you retain the Naked Hollywood of writing scenesf "shifts from character to character is still sharp and you retain the knack Jailhouse Strong of writing scenesf violence that seem to pass in moments yet leave lasting effects That s the positive side Please tell me where you think the book was lacking While some longtime fans will be delighted at the way you ve incorporated so many characters from your Fight of the Century other books it also brings somef the problems inherent to preuels into the mix Explain If you know that a character is alive and has a career with the police department in a book set after Perfidia then I know that they will not die High Performance Habits: How Extraordinary People Become That Way or lose their job in this book despite anything that mayccur This naturally removes some Speaking Treason Fluently of the drama Naturally Please continue If not done well the characters may act in waysr accumulate knowledge that seems at Natural Beauty Tips From Celebrities odds with thether incarnation For exampleview spoiler the idea that Dudley Smith is the father Pintu Harmonika of Elizabeth Short the Black Dahlia is something that is pretty shocking and wasn t even hinted at that I can recall in his previous appearances hide spoiler. Ri hanno già imparato ad amare a diare senza mezze misure dal sergente Dudley Smith all'infiltrata Kay Lake; dagli sbirri Lee Blanchard e Buzz Meeks al gangster ebreo Mickey Cohen Tutti di ualche anno più giovani rispetto ai tempi di Dalia nera e LA Confidential ma già immersi fino al collo in uell'intrico di verità e menzogna idealismo e violenza dentro il uale batte il cuore nero dell'Americ.