Writers discussed include Rex Stout, Raymond Chandler
, Ed McBain, Elmore Leonard, Martha Grimes, Sue Grafton, Carl Hiaasen, Janet Evanovich, and Alexander McCall Smith.
They have a very lively simple, and direct, and — in my opinion, in the case of Raymond Chandler
— a kind of poetic style.
And Lepionka (think Raymond Chandler
with a female brain) deals with mental health issues by confronting them rather than writing them away as artistic flourishes, the simple side effect of what a good P.
1888: Crime novelist Raymond Chandler
- creator of Philip Marlowe - was born in Chicago.
BORN LEONARD Nimoy, US actor, 1931, above KEIRA Knightley, UK actress, 1985 JAMES Caan, US film actor, 1940 DIED NOEL Coward, playwright, 1973, above BEETHOVEN, composer, 1827 RAYMOND Chandler
, author, 1929
Crime writer Raymond Chandler
, who created the archetypal private eye Philip Marlowe, wrote: "Down these mean streets a man must go.
John Banville, the Irish author here writing under his pen name of Benjamin Black, has written a book certain to give exquisite pleasure to the many fans of Raymond Chandler
and his creation, LA private detective Philip Marlowe with a reputation as a "thinking man's detective.
At the film's center is Doc Sportello, a chronic pot smoker who might be the most inventive shaggy-dog private investigator since Elliott Gould's Philip Marlowe in "The Long Goodbye," which updated Raymond Chandler
to 70s L.
The Hollywood Chamber and the Walk of Fame Selection Committee members will also welcome author Raymond Chandler
posthumously, Jennifer Garner and filmmaker Peter Jackson, Contactmusic reported.
became a detective fiction writer after the Depression put paid to his job at an oil company.
My writing is inspired by Books that I couldn't possibly write myself, such as The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
, Stick by Elmore Leonard and For Whom the Bell Tolls by Ernest Hemingway.
FEBRUARY Dark Adapted Eye by Barbara Vine The Reluctant Fundamentalist by Mohsin Hamid The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler
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