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Dr. Knox

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Dr. Knox by Peter Spiegelman
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Jul 11, 2017 | ISBN 9780307951304

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“Mr. Spiegelman has created a unique Southern California narrator-protagonist whose emergency-room crises are as exciting as car chases.”
The Wall Street Journal

“Spiegelman doesn’t publish nearly as much as most crime-fiction authors, but when he does, it’s usually a jewel. And that’s especially true of his latest, which, by all indications, is the first in a series (Hallelujah for that!). . . . Spiegelman twists his way through the plot like a punt returner weaving through traffic, but, beyond that, his ability to burst his characters into throbbing life in a few short paragraphs—combined with a prose style capable of snapping our heads with a staccato succession of perfectly landed prose jabs—will leave readers rubbing their jaws in wonderment. Please, Dr. Knox, make more house calls soon.”
—Bill Ott, Booklist (starred review)

“[A] propulsive, intrigue-filled thriller . . . Spiegelman expertly doles out the suspense, while leaving his protagonist with some difficult moral choices.”
Publishers Weekly

Dr. Knox is a good one. . . . You have to read [this] book. . . . The Dr. Knox of the title is one of the most interesting characters you are likely to meet all year. . . . A kind of a Ray Donovan of the ghetto. . . . Dr. Knox is almost perfect.”
—Joe Hartlaub, Bookreporter

“Dr. Knox portrays an all-new Los Angeles, rendered in a wild, all-new style. It’s a crackerjack crime novel; everything pop-pop-pops and lures you deeper and deeper into Peter Spiegelman’s luminous vision.  It’s a thrilling book.”
—James Ellroy, author of L. A. Confidential and Perfidia
“DrKnox is a stark, beautifully written revelation. As Ellroy did before him, Spiegelman turns a new page on LA neo-noir, and on the contradictions of that city: its glamour and gore, its wealthy and weak, its merciful and mercenary. Part Robin Hood, part Batman, Knox and Sutter are edgy urban knights for a dark, new age.”
—Reed Farrel Coleman, NY Times Bestselling author of Robert B. Parker’s The Devil Wins
“Peter Spiegelman’s Dr. Knox is a bruised wonder of a crime novel. Filled with page-turning intrigue and an L.A. atmosphere so richly rendered you can practically smell the ‘eucalyptus and dust,’ it is both thrilling and rueful, harrowing and moving. Don’t miss it.”
—Megan Abbott, award-winning author of The Fever and You Will Know Me

“A dark urban atmosphere . . . gritty.”
Kirkus Reviews

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