…And it loves Unreal Estate, declaring, “Seven McMansions in Beverly Hills, Bel Air, Holmby Hills and Beverly Park are the main characters, though they’re nearly upstaged by the parade of murderers, lawyers, actors, pornographers, tycoons, and addicts who owned them….Fantasy and ambition, cheating and careless waste created them. Gross’s research is meticulous. Hard to read. Harder to put down.”