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Raymond Chandler speaking.

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler speaking.

by Raymond Chandler

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Published by Houghton Mifflin in Boston .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited by Dorothy Gardiner and Kathrine Sorley Walker.
ContributionsGardiner, Dorothy, 1894- ed., Walker, Kathrine Sorley, ed.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3505.H3224 Z53
The Physical Object
Pagination271 p.
Number of Pages271
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5848622M
LC Control Number62008125
OCLC/WorldCa193294

Nobody but Raymond Chandler () could have created a private eye hero as cool as Philip Marlowe, but writers have been trying ever since the author's precedent-setting crime novels were published. Chandler wrote seven complete novels during his lifetime, with his first novel, The Big Sleep, debuting in   Raymond Chandler is a writer extremely difficult to define. His is an originality one cannot simply dismiss as a combination of Dashiell Hammett and James Cain There is beauty of expression, witty dialogue, development of character, tremendous forcefulness, fast action, and thrills aplenty in The Last in the : Book Marks.

Raymond Thornton Chandler (J – Ma ) was a British/American novelist and , at age forty-four, Chandler decided to become a detective fiction writer after losing his job as an oil company executive during the Great Depression. His first short story, "Blackmailers Don't Shoot", was published in in Black Mask, a popular pulp : Raymond Thornton Chandler, J , .   Once the posthumous Raymond Chandler Speaking () was published, with its inclusion of Chandler’s letter to Sandoe knocking Macdonald’s prose (“The simile that does not quite come off pretentiousness in the phrasing stylistic misuse of language a lack of some kind of natural animal emotion”), the whole world.

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