Lead Review

  • Book: The Big Blowdown
  • Location: Washington DC
  • Author: George Pelecanos



“‘Pelecanos has enormous strengths as a crime writer. He can’t write a dull sentence, his dialogue has great rhythm, his action scenes are ferociously effective. But more than that, he has a powerful social conscience’ Observer; ‘Pelecanos has joined James Lee Burke and Lawrence Block at the high table of contemporary crime greats’ The Times”

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