Icon 01
CircleMe buddy
shared a link
84870228fc30d43241dd23f55f05d150
Best-selling crime novelist Michael Connelly on Los Angeles — theguardian.com

A major part of LA’s appeal is its variety. Within a day you can go from a snow-covered mountain to a beach. The people are so diverse; everyone comes here from somewhere else, looking for some kind of fulfilment, which makes it feel like a giant airport. Before I arrived I envisaged the LA of Raymond Chandler: the sun-bleached streets, the dark romanticism. But what I found was a sprawling city with so many people and cars. I came here as a journalist, on the crime beat. You get sent to corners most people don’t see.

Read More



This site uses cookies to give the best and personalised experience. By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. Find out more here.

Sign Up or Login

Invalid username or password
Not yet on CircleMe? Join now
Please input a email
Please input a valid email
Max 50 characters
Email already in use
{{email_serverError}}
Please input a username
Min 3 characters
Max 20 characters
Please use only A-Z, 0-9 and "_"
Username is taken
Please input a password
Min 6 characters
Max 20 characters
By clicking the icons, you agree to CircleMe terms & conditions
Already have an account? Login Now