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Raymond Chandler - Author


Best-known as the creator of the original private eye, Philip Marlowe, Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago in 1888 and died in 1959. Many of his books have been adapted for the screen, and he is widely regarded as one of the very greatest writers of detective fiction.

If you like Raymond Chandler you might also like to read books by John Hart and Stephen Kelk.

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The Long Good-bye by Raymond Chandler
The Long Good-bye
Raymond Chandler
April 2012 Guest Editor Paul Torday on The Long Good-bye... There are other contenders for the invention of the wisecracking, tough but romantic private eye, but if Raymond Chandler wasn’t the first, I think he was the best. In...
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/10/2010
The Little Sister by Raymond Chandler
The Little Sister
Raymond Chandler
Like Raymond Chandler; read Michael Connelly. Both these American master storytellers principally write about Los Angeles and its boulevards of broken dreams and toil in the so-called hardboiled streets. Their respective heroes, Philip Marlowe and...
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/03/1989

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