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The Simple Art of Murder

The Simple Art of Murder
Author: Raymond Chandler
ISBN 13: 9780394757650
ISBN 10: 394757653
Edition: Reissue
Publisher: Vintage Crime/Black Lizard
Publication Date: 1988-09-12
Format: Paperback
Pages: 384
List Price: $14.95

Prefaced by the famous Atlantic Monthly essay of the same name, in which he argues the virtues of the hard-boiled detective novel, this collection mostly drawn from stories he wrote for the pulps demonstrates Chandler's imaginative, entertaining facility with the form.

From the Trade Paperback edition.

Library Journal

Chandler is not only the best writer of hardboiled PI stories, he's one of the 20th century's top scribes, period. His full canon of novels and short stories is reprinted in trade paper featuring uniform covers in Black Lizard's signature style. A handsome set for a reasonable price. Copyright 2002 Cahners Business Information.