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More on Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler on classic detective fiction begins with his criticism of Agatha Christie and Conan Doyle: Raymond Chandler didn’t just write some of the best American detective fiction. He also wrote about the genre and in much the same hard-boiled style of his own Philip Marlowe. He takes no captives, whether he is writing about authors or readers. [...]

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New Thoughts on Raymond Chandler

From the Los Angeles Times article by Carolyn Kellogg. An excerpt with a cool line, emphasized: Chandler is known for his novels, all featuring hard-boiled detective Philip Marlowe. Marlowe saw a city full of both beauty and betrayal, and to survive he followed his own moral code: He lied to cops, took beatings from bad guys and [...]

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