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The Simple Art of Murder

The Simple Art of Murder( )
Author: Chandler, Raymond
ISBN:978-1-72606-987-8
Publication Date:Aug 2018
Publisher:CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $25.99
Book Description:

The Simple Art of Murder by Raymond Chandler Prefaced by the famous Atlantic Monthly essay of the same name, in which he argues the virtues of the hard-boiled detective novel, this collection mostly drawn from stories he wrote for the pulps demonstrates Chandler's imaginative, entertaining facility with the form. Contains the following short stories: - Spanish Blood - I'll Be Waiting - The King in Yellow - Pearls Are a Nuisance - Pickup on Noon Street - Smart-Aleck Kill - Guns at...
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Book Details
Pages:424
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5 x 8 x 0.96 Inches
Book Weight:1.19 Pounds
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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