Creatures of Darkness: Raymond Chandler, Detective Fiction, and Film Noir

51UtNWtT6jL._SY291_BO1,204,203,200_QL40_ Author Gene D. Phillips
Isbn 9780813190426
File size 36.6MB
Year 2003
Pages 336
Language English
File format PDF
Category Cinema

Book Description:

A very interesting and thorough examination of the film-related work of mystery legend Raymond Chandler, creator of the ultimate film noir gumshoe, Phillip Marlowe. The books follows Chandler's career and work from pulpy dime detective story-writer, to novelist, to screenwriter. Chandler was an odd, cantankerous fellow who hated working in Hollywood, but the character he created is forever in the pantheon of American detective film heroes.


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