Complex and gritty story featuring Philip Marlowe, hardboiled film noir private detective. One of the best.

Complex and gritty story featuring Philip Marlowe, hardboiled film noir private detective. One of the best.

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler | A "True Detective" Reading List After you see the movie (the good one, with Bogart and Bacall) read the book.

A "True Detective" Reading List

The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler | A "True Detective" Reading List After you see the movie (the good one, with Bogart and Bacall) read the book.

The Long Goodbye, a novel featuring private eye Philip Marlowe by Raymond Chandler. Tight solid 1954 hardcover with dust jacket. This is BOOK CLUB Edition. Dust jacket still intact overall but has a lot of obvious wear and tear, missing small bits of dust jacket here and there around edges. Tight spine. Boards solidly intact, in good shape. Top of closed pages stained yellow color by publisher. Tiny smudge or two here and there, nothing major. Pages intact, look clean. Good solid 1954 book…

Raymond Chandler, The Long Goodbye, Private Eye Philip Marlowe Story, 1954 Hardcover/Dust Jacket, Book Club Edition, Vintage Book

The Long Goodbye, a novel featuring private eye Philip Marlowe by Raymond Chandler. Tight solid 1954 hardcover with dust jacket. This is BOOK CLUB Edition. Dust jacket still intact overall but has a lot of obvious wear and tear, missing small bits of dust jacket here and there around edges. Tight spine. Boards solidly intact, in good shape. Top of closed pages stained yellow color by publisher. Tiny smudge or two here and there, nothing major. Pages intact, look clean. Good solid 1954 book…

Selection of panels and plates from Jim #Steranko’s Raymond Chandler story, “Red Tide”.

Selection of panels and plates from Jim #Steranko’s Raymond Chandler story, “Red Tide”.

via PeggingToys.com -  Before Stieg Larsson and Keigo Higashino, it was Raymond Chandler who transformed detective fiction  Neither is it a systematic pegging down of Chandler's treatment of women characters: “...you have to hold your teeth clamped around Hollywood to keep from chewing on stray blondes.

via PeggingToys.com - Before Stieg Larsson and Keigo Higashino, it was Raymond Chandler who transformed detective fiction Neither is it a systematic pegging down of Chandler's treatment of women characters: “...you have to hold your teeth clamped around Hollywood to keep from chewing on stray blondes.

via PeggingToys.com -  Before Stieg Larsson and Keigo Higashino, it was Raymond Chandler who transformed detective fiction  Neither is it a systematic pegging down of Chandler's treatment of women characters: “...you have to hold your teeth clamped around Hollywood to keep from chewing on stray blondes.

via PeggingToys.com - Before Stieg Larsson and Keigo Higashino, it was Raymond Chandler who transformed detective fiction Neither is it a systematic pegging down of Chandler's treatment of women characters: “...you have to hold your teeth clamped around Hollywood to keep from chewing on stray blondes.

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