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The Long Goodbye by Raymond Chandler
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Nov 20, 2011

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Read from November 20 to 30, 2011

The writing and dialogue are still superb, but The Long Goodbye lacks the concise structure of The Big Sleep and the entertaining absurdity of Farewell, My Lovely. There's too much speechifying, which makes for a long and sometimes boring read.

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