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    The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's first novel, published in 1939, introduces us to Philip Marlowe, a thirty-eight-old private detective moving through the seamy side of Los Angeles in the 1930s. The case involves a paralyzed California millionaire, two psychotic daughters, blackmail, and murder.

Year: 1939
Genre: ExtortionHardboiled DetectiveMysteryPrivate Eye

    Trouble Is My Business by Raymond Chandler

TROUBLE IS MY BUSINESS is a collection of four stories, all of them classic Philip Marlowe Mysteries.

Year: 1939
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's classic novel has Philip Marlowe dealing with the Los Angeles gambling circuit, a murder he stumbles upon, and three very beautiful but potentially deadly women.

Year: 1940
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    The High Window by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's gripping novel is set in the California underworld, where Philip Marlow searches for a priceless gold coin and finds himself deep in the tangled affairs of a dead coin collector.

Year: 1942
Genre: ExtortionHardboiled Detective

    The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler

In The Lady in the Lake, Philip Marlow moves out of his usual habitat of city streets into the mountains outside of Los Angeles in his strange search for a missing woman.

Year: 1943
Genre: Hardboiled DetectiveMissing Person

    The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler

Raymond Chandler's ingenious novel finds Marlowe constantly on the move with a case involving a war-scarred drunk and his nymphomaniac wife. A psychotic gangster's on his trail; he's in trouble with the cops; and an unequaled number of corpses turn up

Year: 1953
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

    Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler and Robert B. Parker

When Raymond Chandler died in 1959, he left behind the first four chapters of a new Philip Marlowe thriller. Now three decades later, Robert B. Parker, the bestselling creator of the Spenser detective novels, has completed Poodle Springs in a full-length masterpiece of criminal passion.

Year: 1989
Genre: Hardboiled Detective

 

 

Titles

Want ItGot ItRead ItYearTitle

1939The Big Sleep by Raymond Chandler Extortion, Hardboiled Detective, Mystery, Private Eye, Philip Marlowe
1939Trouble Is My Business by Raymond Chandler Hardboiled Detective, Philip Marlowe, Short Stories
1940Farewell, My Lovely by Raymond Chandler Hardboiled Detective, Philip Marlowe
1942The High Window by Raymond Chandler Extortion, Hardboiled Detective, Philip Marlowe
1943The Lady in the Lake by Raymond Chandler Hardboiled Detective, Missing Person, Philip Marlowe
1953The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler Hardboiled Detective, Philip Marlowe
1989Poodle Springs by Raymond Chandler Hardboiled Detective, Philip Marlowe

 

 

 


 

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