Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Happy Birthday To Raymond Chandler

Happy birthday to the late great crime novelist Raymond Chandler.

As Biography.com notes, Chandler was born on this day in 1888 in Chicago, Illinois.

Raymond Chandler went on to become a highly successful and influential crime novelist known for such works as The Big Sleep, Farewell, My Lovely and The Long Goodbye, all of which were made into films. Chandler was also a Hollywood screenwriter, receiving Academy Award nominations for his work on Double Indemnity and The Blue Dahlia. He died in La Jolla, California, on March 26, 1959.

You can read the rest of the piece via the below link:


And you can read my column on Raymond Chandler's influence on crime novels and crime films via the below link:


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