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A Red Death

ebook / ISBN-13: 9781474608619

Price: £8.99

ON SALE: 5th April 2018

Genre: Fiction & Related Items / Crime & Mystery

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‘This novel is so hot, it burns the fingers’ Evening Standard
Mosley’s second novel confirms him as one of crime writing’s finds of the 1990s’ Daily Telegraph

It’s 1953 in Red-baiting, blacklisting Los Angeles, a moral tar pit ready to swallow Easy Rawlins. Easy is out of “the hurting business” and into the housing (and favor) business when a racist IRS agent nails him for tax evasion. Special Agent Darryl T. Craxton, FBI, offers to bail him out if he agrees to infiltrate the First American Baptist Church and spy on alleged communist organizer Chaim Wenzler. That’s when the murders begin….


A cleverly crafted insight into life outside the American dream . . . without pretension, short, and wholly satisfactory
Financial Times
Mosley's second novel confirms him as one of crime writing's finds of the 1990s
Mike Ripley, Daily Telegraph
I have been waiting for someone like Walter Mosley for a very long time. It's been worth the wait, for at last here is a successor to Chester Himes
City Limits
Confirms Walter Mosley as a writer of real quality, and Easy Rawlins . . . is likely to become a favourite
Independent on Sunday
This novel is so hot, it burns the fingers with blistering dialogue and multi-coloured images . . . highly addictive
Frances Fyfield, Evening Standard
Richly drawn . . . a refreshing variation on the LA private-eye theme
Sunday Times