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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 DetectivePrivate Eye

    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: Private Eye

    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: ExtortionMurder MysteryPrivate Eye

    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 PersonPrivate Eye

 

 

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-- -- --1939 The Big Sleep   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1939 Trouble Is My Business   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1940 Farewell, My Lovely   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1942 The High Window   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1943 The Lady in the Lake   by Raymond Chandler
-- -- --1953 The Long Goodbye   by Raymond Chandler