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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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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 Chandler invented a ... 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 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 ... Ackroyd (1926) Daphne du Maurier Rebecca (1938) Raymond Chandler Farewell My Lovely (1940) Wilkie Collins The Moonstone (1868) Len Deighton The IPCRESS File (1962 ... Eco The Name of the Rose (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 ...
Arts And Culture Of Los Angeles - Literature - Fiction
... include James 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 ...
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were subsequently published in Raymond Chandler Speaking (1962), a collection of letter excerpts and miscellaneous unpublished writings ...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 from back East ... 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 ...

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    If my books had been any worse, I should not have been invited to Hollywood, and ... if they had been any better, I should not have come.
    Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)

    They don’t want you until you have made a name, and by the time you have made a name, you have developed some kind of talent they can’t use. All they will do is spoil it, if you let them.
    —Raymond Chandler (1888–1959)