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The Raymond Chandler omnibus

Raymond Chandler

The Raymond Chandler omnibus

four famous classics

by Raymond Chandler

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Published by Random House in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Statementforeword by Lawrence Clark Powell
SeriesModern library
The Physical Object
Paginationviii, 625 p. ;
Number of Pages625
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14442705M
ISBN 10039460492
LC Control Number79092498

Raymond Chandler (–) was an American-British novelist and screenwriter. He was born in Chicago, Illinois and lived in the US until he was seven, when his parents separated and his Anglo-Irish mother brought him to live near London; he was educated at Dulwich College from After working briefly for the British Civil Service, he became a part-time teacher at Dulwich, supplementing. This definitive omnibus of Chandler's short fiction, prefaced by John Bayley's suavely general, very English introduction, makes previous collections look downright niggardly. In addition to the eight stories of Killer in the Rain (), which Chandler "cannibalized" (his term) for The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely, and The Lady in the Lake, and the 13 non-cannibalized stories in the Library.

Get this from a library! The Raymond Chandler omnibus: four famous classics . [Raymond Chandler; Lawrence Clark Powell] -- For contents, see Author Catalog. Raymond Chandler, Writer: Double Indemnity. An American novelist, writer of crime fiction featuring the private detective Philip Marlowe, Raymond (Thornton) Chandler was born in Chicago of an American father and an Anglo-Irish mother. He moved to England when his parents divorced. He attended Dulwich College and studied languages in France and Germany before returning to England in and Occupation: Writer, Actor.

  Raymond Thornton Chandler ( - ) was the master practitioner of American hard-boiled crime fiction. Although he was born in Chicago, Chandler spent most of his boyhood and youth in England where he attended Dulwich College and later worked as a freelance journalist for The Westminster Gazette and The World War I, Chandler served in France with the First 5/5(1). The Raymond Chandler Omnibus by Raymond Chandler and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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