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'One of the greatest crime writers, who set the standards others still try to attain' Sunday Times 'Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sun-blinded streets of Los Angeles with a romantic presence' - Ross MacDonald 'Anything Chandler writes about grips the mind from the first sentence' Daily Telegraph --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
'Anything Chandler writes about grips the mind from the [start].' (The Daily Telegraph)
'One of the greatest crime writers, who set standards others still try to attain.' (The Sunday Times)
'Chandler is an original stylist, creator of a character as immortal as Sherlock Holmes.' (Anthony Burgess) --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
I'm a big fan of Chandler and simply love the balance of cynical and humour. His detail and exploration of the everyday is superbPublished 16 days ago by Roger. D
Excellent hard-boiled thriller where nobody can be trusted. The prose is razor sharp and the plot is exciting with plenty of twists and turns. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Kath Page
Interesting book, one of the first crime style novels I have read, so difficult to compare it as a 'classic' to other such books. Enjoyed this a fair amount.Published 6 months ago by Paul Reynolds
Having read my first Philip Marlowe mystery sat predominantly being irritated by sand on a blisteringly hot beach in the south of Spain, I worried that my thorough enjoyment of... Read morePublished 6 months ago by KJ Blackwood
A very good crime story that keeps you guessing all the way through. I loved how Philip Marlowe describes everything 😀. Well worth a read!Published 7 months ago by Steven Myers
This is the second Raymond Chandler novel that I have read. It is even better than "the lady in the Lake". Great fun, so witty and with a good twist at the end.Published 8 months ago by M. Beetham
I didn't enjoy it - in fact I found it very boring and gave up!Published 10 months ago by lovereading