Best Read [Raymond Chandler] ✓ The Chandler Collection: Volume 2 || [Suspense Book] PDF Ç

By Raymond Chandler | Comments: ( 117 ) | Date: ( Oct 15, 2019 )

The Long Good bye The High Window PlaybackThe Chandler Marlowe prose is a highly charged blend of laconic wit and imagistic poetry set to breakneck rhythms Its strong colloquial vein was a revolution in language as well as subject matter Marlowe liberated his author s imagination into an overheard democratic prose which is one of the most effective narrative instrThe Long Good bye The High Window PlaybackThe Chandler Marlowe prose is a highly charged blend of laconic wit and imagistic poetry set to breakneck rhythms Its strong colloquial vein was a revolution in language as well as subject matter Marlowe liberated his author s imagination into an overheard democratic prose which is one of the most effective narrative instruments in our recent literature Chandler s novels focus his hero s sensibility, and could almost be described as novels of sensibility Their constant theme is big city lonliness and the wry pain of a sensitive man coping with the roughest elements of a corrupt society It is Marlowe s doubleness that makes him interesting the hard boiled mask half concealing Chandler s poetic and satiric mind Ross MacDonald


  • Title: The Chandler Collection: Volume 2
  • Author: Raymond Chandler
  • ISBN: 9780330281553
  • Page: 461
  • Format: Paperback

About Author:

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Thornton Chandler was an American novelist and screenwriter.In 1932, at age forty four, Raymond Chandler decided to become a detective fiction writer after losing his job as an oil company executive during the Depression His first short story, Blackmailers Don t Shoot , was published in 1933 in Black Mask, a popular pulp magazine His first novel, The Big Sleep, was published in 1939 In addition to his short stories, Chandler published just seven full novels during his lifetime though an eighth in progress at his death was completed by Robert B Parker All but Playback have been realized into motion pictures, some several times In the year before he died, he was elected president of the Mystery Writers of America He died on March 26, 1959, in La Jolla, California.Chandler had an immense stylistic influence on American popular literature, and is considered by many to be a founder, along with Dashiell Hammett, James M Cain and other Black Mask writers, of the hard boiled school of detective fiction Chandler s Philip Marlowe, along with Hammett s Sam Spade, are considered by some to be synonymous with private detective, both having been played on screen by Humphrey Bogart, whom many considered to be the quintessential Marlowe.Some of Chandler s novels are considered to be important literary works, and three are often considered to be masterpieces Farewell, My Lovely 1940 , The Little Sister 1949 , and The Long Goodbye 1953 The Long Goodbye is praised within an anthology of American crime stories as arguably the first book since Hammett s The Glass Key, published than twenty years earlier, to qualify as a serious and significant mainstream novel that just happened to possess elements of mystery.



Comments The Chandler Collection: Volume 2

  • D.M.

    The High Window is a later novel from Chandler (though not as late as the other two in this volume), and there is a certain fatigue within that is beyond Marlowe's original world-weariness.The story brings in many of what became typical of hard-boiled detectives (and repeated ad nauseum in the Columbo TV series): one of the wealthy locals contacts the detective about some small matter they want to have investigated privately and quietly; the detective has the solution to that situation fall into [...]


  • Andrew Littlefield

    The Long Good-Bye


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