Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Gone But Not Forgotten: Raymond Chandler Died On This Date in 1959

Biography.com notes that the late great crime writer Raymond Chandler died on this date in 1959.

Raymond Chandler, the creator of the wise-cracking, tough guy private detective Philip Marlowe, was born on July 23, 1888. His novels included such crime classics as The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely, The Little Sister and The Long Goodbye.

You can read about Raymond Chandler at biography.com via the below link:


You can also read about Raymond Chandler's influence on crime novels and crime films via my Crime Beat column via the below link:


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