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Chandler, Raymond 1888-1959

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Most widely held works by Raymond Chandler
The big sleep by Raymond Chandler( Book )

437 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 16 languages and held by 4,303 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When a case of blackmail involving the daughter of a California millionaire leads to murder, the inimitable Philip Marlowe is stirred into action as he becomes embroiled in a troublesome case of extortion complicated by kidnapping, pornography, seduction, and murder
The long goodbye by Raymond Chandler( Book )

360 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in 16 languages and held by 3,084 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlowe is constantly on the move with a case involving a war-scarred drunk and his nymphomaniac wife. A psychotic gangster is on his trail; he is in trouble with the cops; and an unequaled number of corpses turn up
Double Indemnity by Billy Wilder( Visual )

95 editions published between 1944 and 2015 in 3 languages and held by 2,895 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"A calculating wife encourages her wealthy husband to sign a double indemnity policy proposed by smitten insurance agent Walter Neff. As the would-be lovers plot the unsuspecting husband's murder, they are pursued by a suspicious claims manager. It's a race against time to get away with the perfect crime in this heart-pounding Academy Award-nominated masterpiece"--Container
Farewell, my lovely by Raymond Chandler( Book )

348 editions published between 1940 and 2018 in 13 languages and held by 2,798 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moose Malloy, a six-foot-five giant just out of prison, gets detective Philip Marlowe involved in his seemingly hopeless search for Velma, his missing girlfriend
Strangers on a Train by Alfred Hitchcock( Visual )

78 editions published between 1951 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 2,615 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Guy Haines, a tennis star who hates his wife, is approached on a train by a stranger, Bruno Anthony, who hates his father. Anthony offers a plan: each could kill the other's victim. No motive, no clue would link the two murders save the casual meeting of strangers on a train. Haines doesn't take the plan seriously, however, until his wife is suddenly murdered, and Anthony appears to demand that Haines keep his part of the bargain
Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler( Book )

63 editions published between 1989 and 2011 in 14 languages and held by 2,609 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Marlowe marries a rich, beautiful society lady who wants him to settle down. But old habits die hard, and Marlowe soon is back in business, enmeshed in a case involving pornography, bigamy, and murder
The lady in the lake by Raymond Chandler( Book )

308 editions published between 1943 and 2017 in 15 languages and held by 2,553 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Private detective Philip Marlowe's search for two lost wives leads him into a world of evil, corruption, and murder
Later novels and other writings by Raymond Chandler( Book )

25 editions published between 1995 and 2014 in English and held by 2,112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Stories and early novels by Raymond Chandler( )

15 editions published between 1939 and 2014 in English and held by 2,110 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume includes 13 of the stories written by American novelist and screenwriter Raymond Chandler (1888-1959), that were not included in any of his full-length novels. Typically, his short stories chronicle the cases of Philip Marlowe and other down-on-their-luck private detectives or Good Samaritans. These stories reflect how Chandler adapted the violent conventions of the pulp magazines - with their brisk exposition and rapid-fire dialog - to his own emerging vision of 20th-century America. This work also contains a newly researched chronology of Chandler's life, explanatory notes, and an essay on the texts
The high window by Raymond Chandler( Book )

265 editions published between 1195 and 2016 in 12 languages and held by 2,109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A wealthy Pasadena widow with a mean streak, a missing daughter-in-law with a past, and a gold coin worth a small fortune'the elements don't quite add up until Marlowe discovers evidence of murder, rape, blackmail, and the worst kind of human exploitation. "Raymond Chandler is a star of the first magnitude."--Erle Stanley Gardner "Raymond Chandler has given us a detective who is hard-boiled enough to be convincing ... and that is no mean achievement."--The New York Times From the Trade Paperback edition
The little sister by Raymond Chandler( Book )

218 editions published between 1949 and 2017 in 12 languages and held by 1,880 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Little Sister" appears in Philip Marlowe's office -- pathetic, appealing but with something strangely phony about her, and Marlowe finds himself in the center of a succession of curious and violent happenings
Playback by Raymond Chandler( Book )

202 editions published between 1950 and 2017 in 19 languages and held by 1,675 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In Chandler's final novel, Marlowe is hired by an influential lawyer he's never heard of to tail a gorgeous redhead, but decides he prefers to help out the redhead. She's been acquitted of her alcoholic husband's murder, but her father-in-law prefers not to take the court's word for it."--Back cover
The Raymond Chandler omnibus : four famous classics ... by Raymond Chandler( Book )

23 editions published between 1964 and 1980 in English and held by 1,174 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The simple art of murder by Raymond Chandler( Book )

62 editions published between 1950 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 1,092 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An essay on detective fiction accompanies eight stories about a politician's murder, a hotel detective, missing pearls, and gangsters
The big sleep by Raymond Chandler( Recording )

54 editions published between 1939 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 953 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Marlowe takes on an assignment from the Sternwood family: the child-woman Carmen, the sultry Frances, and the ancient General too far past his prime to cope with his daughters' brand of trouble. Stepping in to deal with a case of blackmail, Marlowe follows a trail that leads him into a landscape littered with murder and deception
Trouble is my business by Raymond Chandler( Book )

73 editions published between 1934 and 2017 in 7 languages and held by 932 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A private detective is hired to break up an unsuitable romance, find a missing dog, solve a murder, search for an ex-con's lost girlfriend, ransom a necklace, and investigate a wife's mysterious disappearance
The big sleep by Raymond Chandler( Book )

138 editions published between 1939 and 2018 in 15 languages and held by 786 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Philip Marlowe, a private eye who operates in Los Angeles's seamy underside during the 1930s, takes on his first case, which involves a paralyzed California millionaire, two psychotic daughters, blackmail, and murder
Killer in the rain by Raymond Chandler( Book )

98 editions published between 1964 and 2011 in 5 languages and held by 785 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Chandler's world ... Where the day's blaze of sunlight uncovers the lies, the corruption, and the sudden violence that hide in the neon nighttime of L.A. Here are eight classic stories of that world by an all-time master of detective fiction."--
Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe : a centennial celebration by Raymond Chandler( Book )

14 editions published between 1988 and 2015 in English and Undetermined and held by 672 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

25 "new Philip Marlowe stories by some of the world's leading mystery authors," including Max Allan Collins, Loren D. Estleman, Sara Paretsky, Simon Brett, Ed Gorman, and Eric Van Lustbader
The blue dahlia : a screenplay by Raymond Chandler( Book )

25 editions published between 1945 and 1977 in 3 languages and held by 588 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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Stories and early novels
The long goodbyeDouble IndemnityFarewell, my lovelyPoodle SpringsThe lady in the lakeLater novels and other writingsStories and early novelsThe high window
Alternative Names
Čandler, Rajmond 1888-1959

Čandler, Rejmond 1888-1959

Čandleris R.

Čandleris Raimondas

Čandlers, Reimonds 1888-1959

Čendler, Rajmond

Čendler, Rejmond

Čendler, Rejmond 1888-1959

Chandler, Raimond 1888-1959

Chandler Raymond

Chandler Raymond Thornton

Chandler, Raymond Thornton 1888-1959

Chandleris R.

Chandleris Raymondas

Dashiell Hammett

Raimondas Čandleris

Raimonds Čandleris

Raimundus Thornton Chandler

Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler American novelist and screenwriter

Raymond Chandler americký spisovatel detektivek

Raymond Chandler Amerikaans auteur

Raymond Chandler amerikai író

Raymond Chandler amerikansk manusforfattar

Raymond Chandler amerikansk manusförfattare

Raymond Chandler amerikansk manusforfatter

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Rejmond Čandler

Šāndlīr, Rīmūn 1888-1959

Tsʹandler, Reymond 1888-1959

Tsantler, Rainmont 1888-1959

Tsantler, Reēmont 1888-1959

Ρέημοντ Τσάντλερ Αμεικανός συγγραφέας αστυνομικής λογοτεχνίας

Реймонд Чендлер

Реймънд Чандлър

Рејмонд Чандлер

Рејмонд Чендлер

Чандлер Р.

Чандлер Р. Т.

Чандлер Раймонд

Чандлер Реймонд

Чандлер, Реймонд 1888-1959

Чандлер, Реймонд Торнтон

Чандлер Рэймонд

Чандлер, Рэймонд 1888-1959

Чандлер, Рэймонд американский писатель-реалист и критик

Чанлер Реймонд

Чендлер, Раймонд 1888-1959

Ռեյմոնդ Չանդլեր

צ׳אנדלר, ריימונד 1888-1959

צ׳נדלר, ריימונד 1888-1959

צ'נדלר, ריימונד 1888-1959

צ'נדלר, רימונד 1888-1959

ריימונד צ'נדלר

ריימונד צ'נדלר סופר בלשי אמריקאי

رايموند تشاندلر

ريمون شاندلر، 1888-1959

ریموند چندلر فیلمنامه‌نویس آمریکایی

রেমন্ড চ্যান্ডলার

ਰੇਮੰਡ ਚੈੰਨਡਲਰ

რაიმონდ ჩანდლერი

레이먼드 챈들러

찬들러, R. 1888-1959

찬들러, 레이몬드 1888-1959

챈들러, 레이먼드 1888-1959

챈들러, 레이몬드 1888-1959

チャンドラー, R

チャンドラー, レイモンド

レイモンド・チャンドラー Novelist, screenwriter

レイモンドチャンドラー 1888-1959

昌徳勒, 雷蒙徳

钱徳勒, 雷蒙徳