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Raymond Chandler

Full Name: Raymond Chandler
Gender: Male
Hometown: Chicago, Illinois
Born: 1888-07-23
Died: 1959-03-26
Number of Works: 133
Raymond Thornton Chandler was an American novelist and screenwriter who had an immense stylistic influence upon the modern private detective story, especially in the style of the writing and the attitudes now characteristic of the genre. His protagonist, Philip Marlowe, is, along with Dashiell Hammett's Sam Spade, considered synonymous with "private detective."
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ISBN: 0394758285, 9780394758282
Keywords: sleep
Pages: 231
Published: 1939
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0394757688, 9780394757681
Keywords: goodbye
Pages: 379
Published: 1953
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0394758277, 9780394758275
Keywords: lovely, farewell
Pages: 292
Published: 1940
  • Rating: 80%

Marlowe's about to give up on a completely routine case when he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time to get caught up in a murder that leads to a ring of jewel thieves, another murder, a fortune-teller, a couple more murders, and more corruption than your average graveyard.
ISBN: 0394758250, 9780394758251
Keywords: lake, lady
Pages: 272
Published: 1943
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0394758269, 9780394758268
Keywords: window
Pages: 272
Published: 1941
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 039475767X, 9780394757674
Keywords: sister, little
Pages: 256
Published: 1949
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0394757645, 9780394757643
Keywords: business, trouble
Pages: 224
Published: 1965
  • Rating: 80%

"I need a man good looking enough to pick up a dame with a sense of class, but he's got to be tough enough to swap punches with with a power shovel." With these words, private eye John Dalmas sets out to solve five mysteries in a collection of short stories originally published between 1933 and 1939. Trouble Is My Business Red Wing I'll Be Waiting Goldfish Guns At Cyrano's From the Paperback edition.
ISBN: 0394757653, 9780394757650
Keywords: murder, art, simple
Pages: 384
Published: 1950
  • Rating: 80%
ISBN: 0394757661, 9780394757667
Keywords: playback
Pages: 176
Published: 1958
  • Rating: 80%

Marlowe is hired by an influential lawyer he's never herd of to tail a gorgeous redhead, but decides he prefers to help out the redhead. She's been acquitted of her alcoholic husband's murder, but her father-in-law prefers not to take the court's word for it."Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sun-blinded streets of Los Angeles with a romantic presence:" -- Ross Macdonald
ISBN: 042512343X, 9780425123430
Keywords: springs, poodle
Pages: Unknown
Published: 1989
  • Rating: 60%

Philip Marlowe marries a rich, beautiful society lady who wants him to settledown. But old habits die hard, and Marlowe soon is back in business, enmeshed in a case involving pornography, bigamy, and murder.