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A selection of letters, articles, and notes also includes the short story "A Couple of Writers" and the first chapters of Raymond Chandler's last Philip Marlowe novel, "The Poodle Springs Story", left unfinished at his death.

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Raymond Chandler Speaking by Raymond Chandler

Tough-minded and typically idiosyncratic, here is Chandler on Chandler, the mystery novel, writing, Hollywood, TV, publishing, cats, and famous crimes. This skillfully edited selection of letters, articles, and notes also includes the short story "A Couple of Writers" and the first chapters of Chandler's last Philip Marlowe novel, "The Poodle Springs Story", left unfinished at his death. Paul Skenazy has provided a new introduction for this edition as well as a new selected bibliography.

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About Raymond Chandler


Raymond Chandler (1888-1959) was born in Chicago but raised in London, returning to the U.S. to live in California in 1919. His first story, "Blackmailers Don't Shoot," was published in 1933 and The Big Sleep, his first novel, in 1939.Paul Skenazy is the author of The New Wild West: The Urban Mysteries of Dashiell Hammett and Raymond Chandler and he is Professor of American Literature at the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Table of Contents


Illustrations
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Foreword
Chronology
1. CHANDLER ON CHANDLER
2. CHANDLER ON THE MYSTERY NOVEL
3. CHANDLER ON THE CRAFT OF WRITING
4. A Couple of Writers
5. CHANDLER ON THE FILM WORLD AND
TELEVISION
6. CHANDLER ON PUBLISHING
7. CHANDLER ON CATS
8. CHANDLER ON FAMOUS CRIMES
9. CHANDLER ON HIS NOVELS, SHORT
STORIES AND PHILIP MARLOWE
10. The Poodle Springs Story
Bibliography prepared by Paul Skenazy
Index

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GOR005357023
Raymond Chandler Speaking by Raymond Chandler
Raymond Chandler
Used - Very Good
Paperback
University of California Press
1997-04-17
275
0520208358
9780520208353
N/A
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