Philip Marlowe #6: The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler

1954 Edgar Allan Poe award winner. Movie tie-in (3rd printing) with the 1973 Altman film starring Elliott Gould as Philip Marlowe. Title: The Long Goodbye Author: Raymond Chandler Imprint & Number: Ballantine 02396-X Cover price: 95¢ Publication date: 1973 Cover … Continue reading

Philip Marlowe #2: Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler (Vintage V-138 – 1976)

One of Chandler’s most famous novels, this finds detective Philip Marlowe, trying to solve a murder he has stumbled on, involved with the California gambling scene and three potentially dangerous women. Chandler’s second Philip Marlowe novel, originally published in 1940. … Continue reading