As gritty and hard-driving a thriller as youll find.The action never stops, the language sings and stings.
The City Primeval in Elmore Leonards relentlessly gripping classic noir is Detroit, the authors much-maligned hometown and the setting for many of the Grand Masters acclaimed crime novels. The Alexander the Great of crime fiction (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette) shines in these urban mean streets, setting up a downtown showdown between the psychopathic, thrill-killing Oklahoma Wildman and the dedicated city copy whos determined to take him down. The creator of U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens of TVs Justified fame, Elmore Leonard is the equal of any writer who has ever captivated readers with dark tales of heists, hijacks, double-crosses, and murderJohn D. MacDonald, Dashiell Hammett, James M. Cain, and Robert Parker includedand nobody then or now is better.