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Raymond Chandler"s Philip Marlowe

A Centennial Celebration

by Raymond Chandler

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Published by Knopf .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages370
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7461360M
ISBN 100394573277
ISBN 109780394573274
OCLC/WorldCa18190933

  Raymond Chandler An Anglo-American crime writer whose work transcended the traditional boundaries of the genre, Raymond Chandler was one of the great prose stylists of the 20 th century. He was the archetypal author of the ‘hard-boiled’ school of crime writing and created the iconic private eye Philip : Philip Marlowe is arguably the most popular and influential character in American hard-boiled detective fiction. There is a little bit of the wise-cracking, incorruptible Marlowe in just about every detective that followed since he made his debut in Chandler's The Big Sleep in

Authorized by the estate of the late Raymond Chandler, this volume reveals the missing life history and detective adventures of Philip Marlowe, one of the 20th century's most enduring and beloved characters. Marlowe is the quintessential American de.


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Raymond Chandler"s Philip Marlowe by Raymond Chandler Download PDF EPUB FB2

Philip Marlowe is a fictional private detective created by Raymond Chandler. The earliest appearance of Marlowe was in the short story Finger Man and the first novel to chronicle his adventures was The Big Sleep. Philip Marlowe is a classic sort of private eye, he is a wisecracking, tough, heavy drinking private eye.

Philip Marlowe, a private investigator, goes out to a home that is owned by the elderly and wealthy General Sternwood during the month of October.

Sternwood wants Marlowe to take care of a bookseller named Arthur Geiger, who is trying to blackmail Sternwood’s daughter Carmen, a. “Raymond Chandler Four Complete Philip Marlowe Novels” can be purchased though Amazon Used but in very Good condition, as I did, for just $ plus /5(26). The Big Sleep: A Novel (Philip Marlowe series Book 1) Raymond Chandler.

out of 5 stars Kindle Edition. $ Farewell My Lovely Raymond Chandler. out of 5 stars Audible Audiobook. $ Free with Audible trial. The Annotated Big Sleep Raymond Chandler/5(10). Philip Marlowe was Los Angeles's toughest detective in the groundbreaking series by Raymond Chandler that established the "hard-boiled detective" subgenre.

Trouble Is My Business. by Raymond Chandler. Ratings Reviews published editions. In the four long stories in this collection, Series Works: Poodle Springs, Farewell, My Lovely, Playback, The Long Goodbye, The Big Sleep.

The Big Sleep This is my favorite detective novel I've read. I think Phillip Marlowe (the protagonist) the epitome of the cagey, cold, jaded, hard-boiled private detective. The language of the novel is excellent.

Hard-boiled and witty. What real. Details of Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe Original Title Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe ISBN13 Edition Format ebook Book Language English Ebook Format PDF, EPUB.

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Raymond Chandler's Marlowe: The Graphic Novel, A Trilogy of Crime is a series of 3 stories in 1 book (2 B & W art, 1 color ART with a great cover by Jim Steranko). This adapts Chandler's stories: GOLDFISH, TROUBLE IS MY BUSINESS and THE PENCIL/5(3).

Reinventing Philip Marlowe Raymond Chandler turned crime fiction into art. When John Banville was asked to write a new Marlowe story he wondered how he could match the intricate plots and capture.

Raymond Chandler and Philip Marlowe are the beginning of modern detective fiction, along with Hammett and Spade. Chandler was a preeminent stylist who wrote his way into American letters by helping to create a genre, the private eye novel/5(3).

Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe eBook: Robert Crais, Loren D. Estleman, Sara Paretsky, Julie Smith, Simon Brett, Eric Van Lustbader, Robert Campbell, Jonathan Valin /5(18). Raymond Chandler’s Philip Marlowe: A Centennial Celebration was published in on the th Anniversary of Chandler’s book collects more than twenty Marlowe short stories.

While most of them are by newer authors, the book includes “The Pencil,” () Raymond Chandler’s last completed Philip Marlowe story which (heretofore) has only been published in. Thoughts on Raymond Chandler's 'Philip Marlowe Mystery' book series.

So I wanted to get in to a good book series and I just started this one after my boyfriend gave me the recommendation and said that he's heard some good reviews based on Chandler's stuff.

Preiss invited 23 authors to write a short story featuring private eye Philip Marlowe and, unfortunately, all of them agreed: despite their personal afterwards citing Chandler's humor, grace, style, their indebtness to him for their careers, etc., only three writers manage to honor Chandler; the rest merely pander or parody.

The exceptions: Jonathan Vallin's "Malibu Tag. FICTION. One of Chandler's most famous novels, this finds detective Philip Marlowe, trying to solve a murder he has stumbled on, involved with the California gambling scene and three potentially dangerous women.

(Key Words: Raymond Chandler, Mystery Stories, Thrillers, Crime, Suspense, Fiction, Viciousness, Philip Marlowe, Detective Stories). book. Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe by Raymond Chandler (, Paperback) at the best online prices at eBay.

Free shipping for many products. It was great to be able to read the final Raymond Chandler Marlowe short story. The short Marlowe stories by other authors are uneven, and not nearly as good as the Chandler Marlowe novels and short story, or even as good as the Robert B. Parker Marlowe works.

The book is definitely worth buying for the Chandller Marlowe short story alone.3/5(3). What The Big Sleep tells its readers about detective Philip Marlowe is that he is an honest detective in a corrupt world.

He is full of integrity and honesty, a man who is willing to seek truth and work for a mere twenty-five dollars a day. In many ways he is even chaste. Get this from a library. Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe: a centennial celebration.

[Raymond Chandler; Byron Preiss;] -- 25 "new Philip Marlowe stories by some of the world's leading mystery authors," including Max Allan Collins, Loren D. Estleman, Sara Paretsky, Simon Brett, Ed Gorman, Julie Smith, Robert Crais, and.

About The Book. Raymond Chandler is an uncensored look at the tortured man who wrote the classic mystery novels The Big Sleep and The Long recently uncovered archival materials, including personal papers and correspondence, biographer Thomas Hiney vividly evokes Chandler’s early years in Nebraska, his education in England and on the corrupt.

Crime fiction master Raymond Chandler's fifth novel featuring Philip Marlowe, the "quintessential urban private eye" (Los Angeles Times).In noir master Raymond Chandler's The Little Sister, a movie starlet with a gangster boyfriend and a pair of siblings with a shared secret lure private eye Philip Marlowe into the less than glamorous and more than a little dangerous world of /5().

Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe by Raymond Chandler,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe: Raymond Chandler: We use cookies to give you the best possible experience/5(57).

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 Pages: