The long goodbye by Raymond Chandler

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .

Written in English

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  • Los Angeles (Calif.),
  • California,
  • Los Angeles


  • Marlowe, Philip (Fictitious character) -- Fiction,
  • Private investigators -- California -- Los Angeles -- Fiction,
  • Los Angeles (Calif.) -- Fiction

Edition Notes

Book details

StatementRaymond Chandler.
SeriesVintage crime/Black Lizard, Vintage crime
LC ClassificationsPS3505.H3224 L6 1992
The Physical Object
Pagination379 p. ;
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1566840M
ISBN 100394757688
LC Control Number91050915

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Philip Marlowe. Some see it as the pinnacle of Chandler’s career as a mystery author, while others see it as less powerful than The Big Sleep and Farewell, My Lovely, two early novels.

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The Long Goodbye is considered one of Chandler’s most personal novels. He wrote the book while his wife was dying; her illness had a deep impact on him, causing him to attempt suicide at one point.

The characters most associated with Chandler’s own persona include Roger Wade and Terry Lennox, writers who struggled with alcoholism.

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