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Farewell, My Lovely (Vintage Crime)

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Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Marlowe's about to give up on a completely routine case when he finds himself in the wrong place at the right time to get caught up in a murder that leads to a ring of jewel thieves, another murder, a fortune-teller, a couple more murders, and more corruption than your average graveyard.

Review:

"Raymond Chandler is a master." The New York Times

Review:

?Chandler seems to have created the culminating American hero: wised up, hopeful, thoughtful, adventurous, sentimental, cynical and rebellious.? Robert B. Parker, The New York Times Book Review

Review:

"Raymond Chandler invented a new way of talking about America, and America has never looked the same to us since." Paul Auster

Review:

"[Chandler] wrote as if pain hurt and life mattered." The New Yorker

Review:

"Philip Marlowe remains the quintessential urban private eye." Los Angeles Times

Review:

"Nobody can write like Chandler on his home turf, not even Faulkner....An original....A great artist." The Boston Book Review

Review:

"Raymond Chandler was one of the finest prose writers of the twentieth century....Age does not wither Chandler?s prose....He wrote like an angel." Literary Review

Review:

"[T]he prose rises to heights of unselfconscious eloquence, and we realize with a jolt of excitement that we are in the presence of not a mere action tale teller, but a stylist, a writer with a vision." Joyce Carol Oates, The New York Review of Books

Review:

"Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sun-blinded streets of Los Angeles with a romantic presence." Ross Macdonald

Review:

"Raymond Chandler is a star of the first magnitude." Erle Stanley Gardner

Review:

"[Chandler]?s the perfect novelist for our times. He takes us into a different world, a world that?s like ours, but isn?t." Carolyn See

About the Author

Raymond Chandler was born in 1888 and published his first story in 1933 in the pulp magazine Black Mask. By the time he published his first novel, The Big Sleep (1939), featuring, as did all his major works, the iconic private eye Philip Marlowe, it was clear that he had not only mastered a genre but had set a standard with which others could only aspire. Chandler created a body of work that ranks with the best of twentieth-century literature. He died in 1959.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780394758275
Other:
Chandler, Raymond
Publisher:
Vintage Books
Author:
Chandler, Raymond
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - General
Subject:
Detective and mystery stories
Subject:
Mystery & detective
Subject:
Mystery fiction
Subject:
Private investigators
Subject:
Mystery & Detective - Hard-Boiled
Subject:
Hard-boiled
Subject:
Los angeles
Subject:
Los Angeles (Calif.) Fiction.
Subject:
Marlowe, Philip
Subject:
California
Subject:
Los angeles (calif.)
Subject:
Mystery-A to Z
Copyright:
Edition Number:
Vintage Books ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Series Volume:
0000
Publication Date:
19880731
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
304
Dimensions:
8.02x5.15x.61 in. .62 lbs.

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Product details 304 pages Vintage Books USA - English 9780394758275 Reviews:
"Review" by , "Raymond Chandler is a master."
"Review" by , ?Chandler seems to have created the culminating American hero: wised up, hopeful, thoughtful, adventurous, sentimental, cynical and rebellious.?
"Review" by , "Raymond Chandler invented a new way of talking about America, and America has never looked the same to us since."
"Review" by , "[Chandler] wrote as if pain hurt and life mattered."
"Review" by , "Philip Marlowe remains the quintessential urban private eye."
"Review" by , "Nobody can write like Chandler on his home turf, not even Faulkner....An original....A great artist."
"Review" by , "Raymond Chandler was one of the finest prose writers of the twentieth century....Age does not wither Chandler?s prose....He wrote like an angel."
"Review" by , "[T]he prose rises to heights of unselfconscious eloquence, and we realize with a jolt of excitement that we are in the presence of not a mere action tale teller, but a stylist, a writer with a vision."
"Review" by , "Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sun-blinded streets of Los Angeles with a romantic presence."
"Review" by , "Raymond Chandler is a star of the first magnitude."
"Review" by , "[Chandler]?s the perfect novelist for our times. He takes us into a different world, a world that?s like ours, but isn?t."
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