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Author: Chandler, Raymond
Introduction by: Reichs, Kathy
ISBN:978-0-241-95625-0
Publication Date:Mar 2011
Publisher:Penguin Books, Limited
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $19.99
Book Description:

Stalking the tawdry neon wilderness of forties and fifties Los Angeles, Raymond Chandler's hard-drinking, wise-cracking Phillip Marlowe is one of the world's most famous fictional detectives. Playbackfinds Marlowe mixing business with pleasure - getting paid to follow a mysterious and lovely red-head named Eleanor King. And wherever Miss King goes, trouble seems to follow. But she's easy on the eye and Marlowe's happy to do as he's told, all in the name of chivalry,...
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Pages:198
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):13 x 19.6 x 1.3 cm
Book Weight:0.14 Kilograms
Author Biography
Chandler, Raymond (Author)
Raymond Chandler was born in Chicago, Illinois on July 23, 1888. Before becoming a professional writer in 1933, he worked as a reporter, an accountant, bookkeeper, and auditor. He wrote several novels featuring private detective Philip Marlowe including The Big Sleep, The High Window, The Lady in the Lake, The Little Sister, and The Long Goodbye. In addition to novels and short stories, he wrote screenplays. He won two academy awards, for Double Indemnity (1944) and The Blue Dahlia (1946). He died on March 26, 1959.

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