Tuesday, July 23, 2019

On This Day In History The American Crime Writer Raymond Chandler Was Born

On this day in 1888 the late, great crime writer Raymond Chandler was born.

He published his first short story, Blackmails Don't Shoot in 1933 for Black Mask and he published his first great Philip Marlowe novel, The Big Sleep, in 1939.

You can read my Washington Times review of The Annotated Big Sleep via the below link:


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


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