Now a major motion picture from Fox Searchlight Pictures, directed by Michael R. Roskam, screenplay by Dennis Lehane, and starring Tom Hardy, Noomi Rapace and James Gandolfini
Dennis Lehane is the author of bestsellers Mystic River, Shutter Island, Gone Baby Gone, and Live By Night, all of which have been made into award-winning films. He is one of the most celebrated and critically acclaimed authors of his generation and the recipient of the Shamus Award for Best First Novel, the Edgar, Anthony and Barry awards for Best Novel, and the Massachusetts Book Award in Fiction. His work has been translated into over three dozen languages. He has written for The Wire, Boardwalk Empire, Bloodline, and the forthcoming Mr Mercedes, based on the Stephen King novel. Dennis was born and raised in Dorchester, Massachusetts, and lives in California with his family.
So beautifully written and so sharp in its details and atmosphere that it's no wonder Lehane's books attract filmmakers with such ease - Irish VoiceLehane is one of the great contemporary American crime writers - Daily MailSophisticated, literary and barbed enough... it makes this book a sentence-by-sentence pleasure. You are in the hands of an expert. And you'll know it - Scotsman on Live by NightExciting, sexy and atmospheric...dark deeds, graceful prose and sassy dialogue - Sunday Times on Live by Night