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Raymond Chandler

Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an American novelist and screenwriter.

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Arts And Culture Of Los Angeles - Literature - Fiction
... Robert Baker, "Fuel-Injected Dreams", 1986 "Boy Wonder", 1988 Raymond Chandler,The Big Sleep, 1939 Raymond Chandler,Farewell My Lovely, 1940 Raymond Chandler,The Long Goodbye, 1953 Bret ...
Raymond Chandler - Praise For Chandler's Work
... Chandler wrote like a slumming angel and invested the sun-blinded streets of Los Angeles with a romantic presence.” –Ross Macdonald “Raymond ... voice is as fresh as if they were written yesterday.” –Jonathan Lethem “Chandler seems to have invented our post-war dream lives—the tough but tender hero, the dangerous blonde, the rain-w ...
Poodle Springs
... It was started in 1958 by Raymond Chandler, who left it unfinished at his death in 1959 ... "The Poodle Springs Story", were subsequently published in Raymond Chandler Speaking (1962), a collection of letter excerpts and miscellaneous unpublished writings ... On the occasion of the centenary of Chandler's birth, crime writer Robert B ...
Bryson Apartment Hotel - Operation As An Apartment Hotel - Association With Raymond Chandler and Film Noir
... Novelist Raymond Chandler added to The Bryson's landmark status when he featured it in his 1943 work The Lady in the Lake ... Owing to its connection with Chandler, The Bryson has been described as one of the city's "high-rises that were meant to house wealthy transplants ... Chandler described the Bryson The Hollywood Chamber of Commerce reports that thousands of Chandler fans travel to Los Angeles to see the locations of Chandler's works, including the Bryson and the Montecito Apartments ...
The Top 100 Crime Novels Of All Time - The CWA List
... Josephine Tey The Daughter of Time (1951) Raymond Chandler The Big Sleep (1939) John le Carré The Spy Who Came In From the Cold (1963) Dorothy L ... Agatha Christie The Murder of Roger Ackroyd (1926) Daphne du Maurier Rebecca (1938) Raymond Chandler Farewell My Lovely (1940) Wilkie Collins The Moonstone (1868) Len Deighton The IPCRESS File (1962) Dashiell ... (1980) Geoffrey Household Rogue Male (1939) Raymond Chandler The Long Goodbye (1953) Francis Iles Malice Aforethought (1931) Frederick Forsyth The Day of the Jackal (1971) Dorothy L ...

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    He looked about as inconspicuous as a tarantula on a slice of angel food.
    Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)

    The law isn’t justice. It’s a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
    —Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)