Download PDF by Toby Widdicombe: A Reader's Guide to Raymond Chandler

By Toby Widdicombe

ISBN-10: 0313307679

ISBN-13: 9780313307676

The writer of such works as The immense Sleep (1939), Farewell, My Lovely (1940), The woman within the Lake (1943), and The lengthy Goodbye (1953), Raymond Chandler was once essentially the most renowned secret writers of his time. His works remain learn this present day and feature been tailored time and again into movies. Chandler's writings have additionally been receiving becoming quantities of scholarly awareness, and whereas so much of this awareness has considering his use of language, critics are actually learning the fictional international he created and the milieu during which he wrote. This reference is a close advisor to his writings.

A chronology and short biography evaluation the executive occasions in his lifestyles and occupation, with the biography discussing thematic styles in his lifestyles and writings. the most important element of the e-book, Chandler's global, describes the characters and areas in his 7 novels and 25 brief tales. Alphabetically prepared entries additionally offer summaries of his works, in addition to discussions of key themes. The entries are concise and informative and hence with no trouble advisor the reader via Chandler's complicated universe. Appendices offer information regarding variations of his works, in addition to broad listings of basic and secondary assets for extra consultation.

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