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Raymond Chandler's Philip Marlowe: The Hard-Boiled Detective Transformed

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"Since their inception, detective novels have been a wildly successful genre of American fiction, featuring a uniquely American belief in rugged individualism. This book focuses on Raymond Chandler's creation of Philip Marlowe, a detective whose feeling for community and willingness to compromise radically changed the genre's vigilantism and violence"--Provided by publishe ...more
Paperback, 200 pages
Published October 4th 2011 by McFarland & Company
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Mike Savage
Feb 02, 2014 rated it liked it
Steep price. Lotta big words. Fair number of typos and some editing goofs, but, all in all, an informative (if repetitive) examination of a favorite author. Does a dis to Lew Archer in one cruel omission, but hey, who's counting?
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