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  1. Mojin says:
    I first read "The Long Goodbye" in , before I had read any other Raymond Chandler novels. The book practically set off an explosion in my brain -- I have been fascinated by Chandler ever since. No other book by Chandler matches this one's emotional tone. This isn't .
  2. Gokus says:
    Oct 15,  · Raymond Thornton Chandler ( - ) was the master practitioner of American hard-boiled crime fiction. Although he was born in Chicago, Chandler spent most of his boyhood and youth in England where he attended Dulwich College and later worked as a freelance journalist for The Westminster Gazette and The World War I, Chandler served in France with the First Brand: Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group.
  3. Doull says:
    The Long Goodbye is the sixth of seven novels that Raymond Chandler published featuring his iconic private detective Philip Marlowe. Marlowe is right up there with Sherlock Holmes, Sam Space and Miss Marple in the world of literary crime solvers and, like those figures, the mysteries in which he Marlow becomes ensnared has a conceptual.
  4. Kajicage says:
    May 02,  · Some of Chandler's novels are considered to be important literary works, and three are often considered to be masterpieces: Farewell, My Lovely (), The Little Sister (), and The Long.
  5. Netilar says:
    The Long Goodbye [Raymond Chandler] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Long Goodbye The Little Sister Raymond Chandler. out of 5 stars Paperback. $ This shopping feature will continue to load items when the Enter key is pressed. In order to navigate out of this carousel please use your heading Reviews:
  6. Vomi says:
    May 22,  · Private investigator Philip Marlowe is 42 years old and does not exercise. His sport is chess yet he does not play against anybody. He just replays games of chess masters and solves chess puzzles. His brushes with danger and death he just narrates matter-of-factly. In one scene a rich, powerful, mean-spirited guy comes to his office. After some tough guy dialogue Marlowe slugs the .
  7. Mole says:
    “The Long Goodbye”, Raymond Chandler’s sixth novel, has been acclaimed as a significant mainstream novel. It transcended the hard-boiled detective fiction genre because it was more than a mystery story. The novel was a commentary on the problems within society, in .
  8. Malat says:
    The Little Sister is a novel by Raymond Chandler, his fifth featuring the private investigator Philip story is set in Los Angeles in the late s. The novel centres on the younger sister of a Hollywood starlet and has several scenes involving the film was partly inspired by Chandler's experience working as a screenwriter in Hollywood and his low opinion of the.

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