Sunday, July 24, 2016

Happy Belated Birthday To Raymond Chandler


As History.com notes, yesterday was the birthday of Raymond Chandler, the late author of The Big Sleep, The Little Sister, Farewell My Lovely and other great crime novels featuring his private detective character, Philip Marlowe.

He was born in 1888. He died in 1959.

You can read about his life and work via the below link:

http://www.history.com/this-day-in-history/raymond-chandler-is-born?cmpid=email-hist-tdih-2016-0723-07232016&om_rid=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa&om_mid=72323966&kx_EmailCampaignID=6202&kx_EmailCampaignName=email-hist-tdih-2016-0723-07232016&kx_EmailRecipientID=de5e4076c942a595dbda53f758321d197499484f6d117f61b6ac5c08e0d6f0aa

You can also read my Crime Beat column on Raymond Chandler and his influence on books and films via the below link:

http://www.pauldavisoncrime.com/2009/11/on-raymond-chandlers-influence-on-crime.html

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